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Instruments of Darkness: A Novel by Imogen Robertson
Oscar Wilde a Life in Letters, Writings and Wit: Illustrated Letters Series by Juliet Gardiner
How Fiction Works by James Wood
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The British Museum is Falling Down by David Lodge
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CollectionsYour library (476), Antiquarian (3), Art and Architecture (28), Biography and Memoirs (72), Currently reading (2), Favorites (119), Historical fiction (93), Lost (278), Oscar Wilde and his peers (73), Oxford (15), Poetry (12), Read but unowned (10), Signed by author (14), To read (45), Wishlist (13), All collections (489)
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To support my book habit, I write and edit for others. When I’m not working, reading or haunting bookshops, I write for pleasure. I also curate http://www.librarything.com/catalog/OscarWildesLibrary.
Update August 2013: The Wilde and Stoker libraries, as well as my blog, are all currently on hold because of difficult personal circumstances and the loss of my library.
About my libraryI estimate that I had 500-600 books, which I started cataloguing at LibraryThing. This year (2013), disaster struck and I've lost most of my personal library, so many of the titles listed in my catalogue represent books that I once owned.
Favorite authorsJane Austen, Alain De Botton, Peter Carey, Clare Clark, Emma Donoghue, E. M. Forster, John Fowles, Stephen Fry, John Galsworthy, Jane Harris, David Lodge, Ian McEwan, Andrew Miller, Sarah Waters, Oscar Wilde (Shared favorites)
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Member sinceAug 4, 2011
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