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August Folly: A Virago Modern Classic (VMC)
by Angela Thirkell | Literature & Fiction
Registered by han_cat of Leeds, West Yorkshire United Kingdom on 5/18/2015
Average 7 star rating by BookCrossing Members 

status (set by -Hazel-): to be read


5 journalers for this copy...

Journal Entry 1 by han_cat from Leeds, West Yorkshire United Kingdom on Monday, May 18, 2015

7 out of 10

Reserved for the Summer themed bookcrossing Meetup.

This is a loosely a series, but mostly with the place and sometimes characters overlap. Anyway the all read as stand alone, I'd say this was middling in terms of quality. Light, cute read.  


Journal Entry 2 by han_cat at Brigantes Bar & Brasserie OBCZ / Meetup Venue in York, North Yorkshire United Kingdom on Sunday, June 21, 2015

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Released 3 yrs ago (6/23/2015 UTC) at Brigantes Bar & Brasserie OBCZ / Meetup Venue in York, North Yorkshire United Kingdom

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

To be released at the Summer themed June bookcrossing meetup. If not chosen it will be available on the shelf in Brigantes, hope you enjoy this book! 


Journal Entry 3 by Chuggypig at Brigantes Bar & Brasserie OBCZ / Meetup Venue in York, North Yorkshire United Kingdom on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

7 out of 10

Released 2 yrs ago (8/25/2015 UTC) at Brigantes Bar & Brasserie OBCZ / Meetup Venue in York, North Yorkshire United Kingdom

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

This was the first book by Angela Thirkell I'd read. It's charming. Whether you'll like it or not depends on whether you like charming.

I do, so I rather enjoyed this. Everyone ends up happily, we're privy to the conversations between the donkey and the cat, and the village play is performed successfully. Thirkell reminded me a bit of Dodie Smith, but not quite as light or witty.

To be released at the monthly York Bookcrossing meetup. 


Journal Entry 4 by tree-hugger at York, North Yorkshire United Kingdom on Wednesday, August 26, 2015

This book has not been rated.

I picked this up at the York meetup last night for Nu-Knees. 


Journal Entry 5 by wingNu-Kneeswing at Knaresborough, North Yorkshire United Kingdom on Tuesday, February 06, 2018

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Good to see you tonight, lass - and thanks for the book, even if it has been hanging around for two and a half years awaiting delivery . . . Only joking, I'm pleased have it - and good luck with the preparations for moving, all the culling and sorting that have brought this off the shelves and back into the light of day . . . See you again soon! I love charming and I love the cover art and VMC books are a recommendation in themselves, so this definitely looks like my sort of novel! Thank you :-) 


Journal Entry 6 by wingNu-Kneeswing at Knaresborough, North Yorkshire United Kingdom on Friday, February 23, 2018

This book has not been rated.

A pleasant summer story, perhaps not quite as charming and delightful as I was expecting, but pleasantly entertaining all the same :-) 


Journal Entry 7 by wingNu-Kneeswing at Phonebox Library in Roecliffe, North Yorkshire United Kingdom on Saturday, February 24, 2018

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Released 5 mos ago (2/24/2018 UTC) at Phonebox Library in Roecliffe, North Yorkshire United Kingdom

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

Left with the many other books on offer in this well-stocked red telephone box book exchange. Enjoy!

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Journal Entry 8 by -Hazel- at Roecliffe, North Yorkshire United Kingdom on Wednesday, March 14, 2018

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I keep starting this journal entry and losing it! Apologies if it appears about 4 times with different wording. I picked this up from the Roecliffe phone box library today, 14 March. I was dropping off a hefty biography of Florence Nightingale, so needed to find room for it rather than needing a book to read. I was of course attracted by the bookcrossing sticker. Thanks for the idea of putting the 'Now that you've read this book . . . ' sticker on the last page, han_cat, I think I'll adopt the practice. 


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