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Anecdotes of Destiny, by Karen Blixen (1958)

          Anecdotes of Destiny was a birthday present from my parents last August but I only recently got around to reading it, having set it aside for a rainy – pardon me, snowy – day. I was well rewarded … Continue reading

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Miss Webster and Chérif, by Patricia Duncker (2006)

          I read Miss Webster and Chérif back in July but then got a little side-tracked by family life and holiday activities and never got around to reviewing it, which is a pity, because the book is well worth … Continue reading

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