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About meNothing interesting, which is why I would rather talk books. But I enjoy the 'home arts' of cooking and gardening, I love cats but only since one adopted me last year. Oh and tea.
Tea and books. Always a perfect combination.

About my libraryI have an eclectic mix of books. Genres I have read over the years have been historical non fiction, horror, sci fi, mystery and classics. I have been a fan of Sherlock Holmes since I was twelve. One of the best things you can have in your home is books. New ones waiting to be read, old favourites that are dog eared and much loved.
I only keep those that mean something to me, books I know I will enjoy reading again, books that brought me many happy memories. Which is why I even have some children's books that have a special place in my heart. I don't believe that adults should only read adult books.

"A children's story that can only be
enjoyed by children, is not a good
children's story in the slightest."
C.S Lewis.

How very apt.

GroupsAgatha Christie, Ancient History, Baker Street and Beyond, BBC Radio 3 Listeners, BBC Radio 4 Listeners, Brits, Cats, books, life is good., Children's Literature, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Doctor Whoshow all groups

Favorite authorsJane Austen, Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle, Ernest Hemingway, Henry James, D. H. Lawrence, W. Somerset Maugham, George Orwell, Edith Wharton, Virginia Woolf (Shared favorites)

Real nameShe who must not be named.

LocationHovering between reality and the world of many books.

Account typepublic, free

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Member sinceNov 7, 2012

Currently readingComplete Sherlock Holmes (Wordsworth Library Collection) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Jane Eyre by Bronte Charlotte

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