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Member: JDEllevsen

CollectionsYour library (467), 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 (74), Oxford (16), Poetry (12), Read but unowned (14), Signed by author (14), To read (47), Wishlist (13), All collections (493)

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Tagshistorical fiction (52), Victorian era (33), memoirs (33), literary biography (31), literary fiction (27), books about books (21), biography (21), Paris (17), fiction set in London (15), satire (15) — see all tags

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About me

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

I have started cataloguing Bram Stoker's library, too.

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)

Homepagehttp://My blog is currently on hold

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LocationSydney, Australia

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/JDEllevsen (profile)
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Member sinceAug 4, 2011

Currently readingWild Heart: A Life: Natalie Clifford Barney and the Decadence of Literary Paris by Suzanne Rodriguez
Essays in Love by Alain de Botton

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