Day: May 5, 2019

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Buddy Read – Starting Tomorrow

Elentarri and I are embarking on a buddy read of Clea Koff’s The Bone Woman, starting tomorrow.  If anybody would like to join us, please do! The book blurb: In 1994, Rwanda was the scene of the first acts since World War II to be legally defined as genocide. Two years later, Clea Koff, a […]

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Finding More Blogs to Follow, Part 3 — a Revival of “Follow Fridays”?

Reblogged from: Themis-Athena’s Garden of Books Reblogging this to ask for further comments on the current thinking (see additions at the end of the post): Interviews moving from blogger to blogger, with the interviewee of one week becoming the interviewer the following week. This should (hopefully) also help in letting the interviews move away from […]

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Barbara Pym: An Unsuitable Attachment — Part 4: 183 of 255 Pages

Spent another enjoyable afternoon with Ianthe, the vicar and his wife, and their parishioners and acquaintances.  Things are moving along at a rather surprising pace in Ianthe’s life, and not in the right direction at all in Penelope’s.  A trip to Rome provides interesting insights (to the characters as well as to the reader).  I […]

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Barbara Pym: An Unsuitable Attachment — Part 3: 118 of 255 Pages

“He worked contentedly for some time and was deep in the intricacies of a genealogy when the telephone rang.  It was a colleague, Everard Bone, who with his wife Mildred was to be one of the guests at the dinner arty that evening. ‘Such a nuisance, Mildred seems to have flu,’ he said irritably.  ‘She […]

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Barbara Pym: An Unsuitable Attachment — Part 2: 110 of 255 Pages

“‘Is Mrs Gammon ill as well, then?’ asked Ianthe helplessly. ‘Not that I know of.  She’s not at home.  It’s her bingo night,’ the vicar explained. ‘Bingo?‘  Ianthe gave the word a horriefied emphasis, for it sounded unsuitable coming from his pale lips.“ Take that, bingo-loving BookLikers … 🙂   Overall review and other reading […]

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