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From Birmingham, West Midlands United Kingdom
Age 49
Joined Monday, July 31, 2006
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“Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it on your own terms.” Angela Carter.

What shall I read next?

I am keen to try some new authors in 2018, as well as expanding my non- fiction reading. I'm taking part in some reading challenges - Click the links below to find our more:

Muriel Spark Read Along

Iris Murdoch Read Along

I am happy to take part in swaps, and bookrings, so if you see anything on my shelf you would like to read, send me a PM.

Some of the books I have journaled are for releasing so some books on my shelf don't reflect what I like to read. The links and lists below show the books that I have read......

Black Sheep and Prodigals (NF) Dave Tomlinson
The Minaturist - Jessie Burton
The Comforters - Muriel Spark

At My Mother's Knee and Other Low Joints (Memoir) - Paul O'Grady
The Glass Palace - Amitav Ghosh
Commonwealth - Ann Patchett
The Sense of an Ending - Julian Barnes

Diversify (NF) - June Sarpong
A Severed Head - Iris Murdoch
The Dreaming Stones – Sarah Harrison
Trans Voices (Becoming who you are) (NF) Declan Henry
The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage - Phillip Pullman

Frida (The Biography of Frida Kahlo) – Hayden Herrera
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August – Claire North
The Devil Rides Out (Memoir) - Paul O’Grady
The Murder Room - P.D. James

The Unicorn - Iris Murdoch
Northanger Abbey- Jane Austen
Still Standing (Memoir) - Paul O'Grady
Northanger Abbey - Val McDermid

Open The Cage Murphy (Memoir) - Paul O'Grady
The Last Time They Met - Anita Shreve
The Abbess Of Crewe - Muriel Spark
Why I'm No Longer Talking To White People About Race (NF) - Reni Eddo-Lodge
The Heart Goes Last - Margaret Atwood
Undivided (Memoir) Vicky Beeching

The Versions of Us - Laura Barnett
Iris Murdoch and the Common Reader (NF) Liz Dexter
The Night Guest - Fiona McFarlane
Foxglove Summer - Ben Aaronovitch
The Restaurant of Love Regained - Ito Ogawa

Bitter Chocolate - Lesley Lokko
The Time of the Angels - Iris Murdoch

Loitering With Intent - Muriel Spark
Going Up to Sotheby's and other Poems - Muriel Spark

To Rise Again at a Decent Hour - Joshua Ferris
A Far Cry From Kensington - Muriel Spark



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