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The life of Oscar Wilde by Hesketh Pearson
Pride and Prejudice (The Winchester Austen) by Jane Austen
The Dark Lantern: A Novel by Gerri Brightwell
Lost for Words: A Novel by Edward St. Aubyn
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Status Anxiety by Alain De Botton
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CollectionsYour library (472), Antiquarian (3), Art and Architecture (28), Biography and Memoirs (73), Currently reading (2), Favorites (121), Historical fiction (96), Lost (278), Oscar Wilde and his peers (75), Oxford (16), Poetry (12), Read but unowned (14), Signed by author (14), To read (49), Wishlist (16), All collections (502)
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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.
I have started cataloguing Bram Stoker's library, too.
Update August 2013: The Wilde and Stoker libraries are 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. In 2013, disaster struck and I 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)
Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceAug 4, 2011
Currently reading1895: Drama, Disaster and Disgrace in Late Victorian Britain (Edinburgh Critical Studies in Victorian Culture) by Nicholas Freeman
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