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The Cult of Beauty: The Victorian Avant-Garde 1860-1900 by Lynn Federle Orr
Sense and Sensibility (Everyman's Library Classics) by Jane Austen
TIPPING THE VELVET (VIRAGO V) by SARAH WATERS
The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume
Something Nasty in the Woodshed: The Third Charlie Mortdecai Novel by Kyril Bonfiglioli
The Elements of Drawing by John Ruskin
Time Remembered : After Pere Lachaise by Vyvyan Holland
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CollectionsYour library (496), Antiquarian (3), Art and Architecture (30), Biography and Memoirs (75), Currently reading (1), Favorites (122), Historical fiction (102), Lost (277), Oscar Wilde and his peers (83), Oxford (16), Poetry (12), Read but unowned (17), Signed by author (14), To read (51), Wishlist (20), All collections (530)
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To support my book habit, I edit for others. When I’m not working, reading or haunting bookshops, I write fiction, blog and drink absinthe with Oscar Wilde. 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, 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 readingThe Way by Swann's (In Search of Lost Time, Volume 1) (Vol 1) by Marcel Proust
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