For fans of British & Irish crime fiction in all its many guises - Ian Rankin, Lindsey Davis, P.D. James, Dorothy L. Sayers, Georgette Heyer, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and many many more. We include…
For residents of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
A group for those who read and collect books about and from the Victorian era, everything from the multi-volume diaries of Gladstone to Anne Perry mysteries. The focus, obviously, is on Britain, but…
A friendly forum to discuss British authors. Any genre - crime, romance, thrillers, high-brow or mass market - they can be dead or alive but who are your Best of British authors?
British women authors from Fanny Burney to Anita Brookner, including Olivia Manning, Muriel Spark, Barbara Pym, Ivy Compton-Burnett, Barbara Comyns, Elizabeth Taylor, Jennifer Dawson, Isobel English,…
That would be British & Irish fiction for children, rather than fiction for British & Irish children. :-) It can be narrowed if the group proves too big or unfocused, but for the time being assume…
For those interested in the works of Fielding, Smollett, Radcliffe, Pope, Swift, Richardson, DeFoe, Blake, Boswell, Addison & Steele, Burney, and Samuel Johnson, of course--as well many other…
"Is your maid called Florence?" "Her name is Florinda." "What an extraordinary name to give a maid!" "I did not give it to her; she arrived in my service already christened." "What I mean is," said…
An interest group for British people.
The cast of characters is so fascinating and the books so entertaining, I feel there is no need to read historical fiction in this genre! I got started years ago with Antonia Frasier's Mary Queen of…
From the Fall of the Roman Empire to the 17th century. The everlasting effect of British history on the rest of the world.
If you are a fan, the title needs no explanation. If you aren't, then you had best learn at once that Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans is the real name of Victorian author George Eliot, who wrote novels…
This is a group for what some have called the "Angry Young Men", as well as like-minded women, and the precursors and followers of same. Authors I have in mind are the 50s kitchen-sink realists like…
A haven for those of us with a penchant for all things Moggach.
Eastenders Coronation Street Emmerdale Hollyoaks Holby City Waterloo Road Whats your favourite, whos your favourite character, what happens next, are you an addict.
For my FABuLous sophomores!
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