Search Mercury57's books

Random books from Mercury57's library

True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey

A Farewell To Arms (Vintage Classics) by Ernest Hemingway

My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier

To the Lighthouse (Wordsworth Classics) by Virginia Woolf

The Siege Of Krishnapur by J.G. Farrell

Washington Square (Wordsworth Classics) by Henry James

Thérèse Raquin (Penguin Classics) by Émile Zola

Members with Mercury57's books

Member connections

Friends: buriedinprint, calm, JoboyGamotia, Lucy_Rock

Contacts: booktruffler, calm, gennyt, maggie1944

Porua: Porua

RSS feeds

Recently-added books

Mercury57's reviews

Reviews of Mercury57's books, not including Mercury57's

Site design selection

Use the new design

Use the old design

The old design is no longer fully supported nor does it get full attention when we roll out new features. We strongly recommend using the new design.


Member: Mercury57

CollectionsDid not Finish (1), short stories (1), audiobooks (2), Italian authors (2), crime fiction (2), Historical fiction (4), American authors (4), Arabic authors (1), Canadian authors (2), Irish authors (5), French authors (2), Review copies (1), Non fiction (3), British writers (9), American writers (4), Latin American writers (1), Literary criticism (5), Untitled collection (2), African writers (7), Twenty-first century (29), Twentieth century (39), Eighteeenth century (1), Biographies (3), Booker prize (18), Classics (40), Nineteenth century (24), Started but not finished (1), Read (134), Under consideration (1), Your library (123), Wishlist (10), Currently reading (1), To read (25), Read but unowned (4), Favorites (5), All collections (203)

Reviews71 reviews

TagsBritish authors (32), Classics (31), Twentieth century (19), Booker prize winner (17), Nineteenth century (17), India (11), Realism (9), Children's literature (8), Gothic (5), American authors (5) — see all tags

MediaBook (203), Paper Book (171), Audiobook (2), Ebook (30)

Cloudstag cloud, author cloud, tag mirror

About meI was a journalist for 9years or so before moving into the world of corporate communications. My love of reading helps keep me sane on long international flights - I usually have more than one novel with me because I can't bear the thought of nine hours or so with nothing good to read. At the moment I'm trying to finish a Literature degree But in my spare time I've also embarked on a challenge to read all the Booker prize winning books and to track my progress in a blog -

About my librarymy library is a mixed bag. There are the classics that I love to return to now and again (George. Eliot is a particular favourite) and the ones I know I should read and will do someday but just haven't got around to yet. Virginia Woolf beckons from time to time. Then there are the Booker prize winners that I am working through - I have read 10 of them so far. I have a pile of books bought for work that somehow I can't find time to read. So In total probably something in the order of 70 titles just waiting for a rainy month or two so I can enjoy them. But I still can't keep myself from buying yet more.

My Wiki page is here

Groups18th Century British Literature, 75 Books Challenge for 2013, Asian Fiction & Non-Fiction, Booker Prize, Commonwealth Challenge, Geeks who love the Classics, Group Reads - Literature, Monthly Author Reads, Penguin Classics, Reading Globallyshow all groups


Also onTwitter

Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway

Real nameKaren

LocationWales uk

Favorite authorsNot set

Account typepublic, free

URLs /profile/Mercury57 (profile)
/catalog/Mercury57 (library)

Member sinceApr 30, 2012

Currently readingMedea and Other Plays : Medea; Hecabe; Electra; Heracles (Penguin Classics) by Euripides

You are using the new servers! | About | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 113,787,726 books! | Top bar: Always visible