Tag Archives: Rosamond Lehmann

Rosamond Lehmann Reading Week

               Following the success of Simon and Harriet‘s Muriel Spark Reading Week in April and the anouncement of a Beryl Bainbridge Reading Week to be hosted by Annabel/Gaskella in June, I thought I’d add another log to the fire … Continue reading

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A Bookish Spring

     It’s been a very, very long time since my last reading list! But a recent flurry of books in the post gives me an excuse to draw up a reading programme for the remainder of March… 1. Dracula, by … Continue reading

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Goodbye to Berlin, by Christopher Isherwood (1939)

          Somehow, World War Two has unintentionally become a theme this summer: after The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society and The Novel in the Viola, I found myself reading Goodbye to Berlin by Christopher Isherwood. I had … Continue reading

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The Echoing Grove, by Rosamond Lehmann (1953)

         Yes, it was going to happen eventually: sooner or later, I was bound to bring up Rosamond Lehmann. The irony of it is that the first book of hers I’m going to discuss is the one I like the … Continue reading

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The Whispering Gallery, by John Lehmann (1955)

     The Whispering Gallery is the first volume of John Lehmann’s autobiography. For those of you who are not as familiar with the Lehmann clan as I (doing a PhD on the subject does help!), John Lehmann (1907-1987) was the … Continue reading

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