Monthly Archives: June 2007

Roots and All, A History of the Eaton & Hastings families by Dinah Eaton

From the back cover “There are more skeletons and high dramas within Dinah Eaton’s family than most family historians could ever wish for. She has traced her own and her husband’s forebears back to the mid-eighteenth century with contributions from … Continue reading

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Night by Elie Wiesel

I hadn’t intended to start reading this one as soon as it was opened from the delightful NSSSS parcel, but I did. The front cover reveals “A slim volume of terrifying power – The New York Times”, That is a … Continue reading

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The Dangerous Sports Euthanasia Society by Christine Coleman

What a super book, Only put down once I started it because various life events made me! The characters were written and developed with a sense of realness to them. I loved the character of Agnes, who at nearly 75 … Continue reading

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The Perfect Paragon (An Agatha Raisin Mystery) by M C Beaton

Another wonderful read in the life of Agatha, with her friend Charles and all the usual village friends. Agatha is pining for James Lacey,is getting on with her detective business, but is she keeping out of trouble?!!

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Toast: The Story of a Boy’s Hunger by Nigel Slater

This was one of the Times reads for 99p range earlier this year. A delightful book, written as a series of small recollectings of past times. Funny in places with some sad bits and lots of descriptive bits about food, … Continue reading

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Capability’s Eden by Diana Saville

I wasn’t sure how I felt about this book when I finished it a few weeks ago, and I am still not sure now. It is the story of Robert, a landscape architect who has devoted his life to his … Continue reading

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Knitting by Anne Bartlett

I read this over the last week or so, while my internet connection was done, by coincidence almost a year to the day from placing on a teetering mount TBR. A really gentle story of Sandra who is a widow, … Continue reading

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