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Der König der purpurnen Stadt: Historischer Roman by Rebecca Gablé
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CollectionsJ.R.R. Tolkien (158), Jane Austen (18), Bronte Sisters (16), D.H. Lawrence (9), Goethe (30), England (108), Scotland (64), Wales (23), Ireland (73), Australia (101), Classics - English (63), Classics - German (101), German Lit. since 1945 (45), Contemporary Literature (29), Drama (45), Poetry (51), World Literature (6), Autobiography (26), Biography (10), Novels in general (72), Fantasy (75), Historical Fiction (40), Crime (14), Children & YA Fiction (93), English Studies (17), German Studies (16), Medieval Studies (31), Fairie & Mythology (9), Ancient History (10), History (53), Contemporary History/Globalisation (6), Religion (21), Arts & Music (30), Architecture/Interior Design (28), Historic fashion (1), Coffee Table Books (125), Gift Books (16), Christmas (8), Food (5), Cook Books (11), Yoga (2), Self-help (6), Film & TV (36), Football (8), Languages (11), Dictionaries & Reference Books (43), Nature & Animals (35), Travel (24), Travel Stories (22), Guidebooks (92), Germany (61), Western Europe (58), Southern Europe (24), Northern Europe (15), Eastern Europe (22), Middle East (6), Africa (23), Asia (22), Americas (37), Oceania (9), Arctic & Antarctica (7), Disney Comics (217), Didaktik (32), Unterrichtsmaterial Deutsch (365), Unterrichtsmaterial Englisch (293), Your library (2,226), Currently reading (3), To read (128), Favorites (91), All collections (2,231)
About meThe two things I'm really passionate about in my life are traveling and reading! So what could be better than combining the two and reading books about traveling and different places in the world? This is why I have been reading more and more travel books lately. Another connection is that I like to visit places associated with my favourite authors. So far I have visited Oxford, Warwick, Leeds and Bournemouth (J.R.R. Tolkien), Bath, Chawton, Lyme Regis and Winchester (Jane Austen) and Haworth and Scarborough (Bronte sisters). Below there is a map of the countries I have visited so far - I plan to expand the "red" considerably in the future!
About my libraryApart from travel books I read about many other topics. I admire and love everything Tolkien and am an avid collector of his books and any secondary literature. I also have particular interest in 19th century woman writers and when finishing my masters degree in German and English Studies I wrote my final thesis on George Eliot and the Bronte sisters.
Groups18th-19th Century Britain, Ancient and Medieval Manuscripts, Arthurian Legends, Australian LibraryThingers, Baker Street and Beyond, Bookcases: If You Build/Buy Them, They Will Fill, German Library Thingers, It's a LondonThing, Medieval Europe, Naval History and Fiction —show all groups, Non-Fiction Readers, Old Mystery & Detective Club, Reading Globally, Teachers who LibraryThing, The City and the Book, The Green Dragon, Travel and Exploration literature, Victoriana
Favorite authorsJane Austen, Anne Brontë, Charlotte Brontë, Agatha Christie, George Eliot, Cornelia Funke, Rebecca Gablé, Elizabeth Gaskell, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Bernhard Hennen, Thomas King, D. H. Lawrence, C. S. Lewis, Elsemarie Maletzke, Rosamunde Pilcher, Don Rosa, Theodor Storm, J. R. R. Tolkien, Christa Wolf (Shared favorites)
Favorite bookstoresAngus & Robertson - Cairns Central, Blackwell's Oxford, Bosorne Books - The Cook Book, Buchhandlung Morisse, Dominicanen (voorheen Selexyz/Polare), Eduard Höllrigl, Elizabeth's South Terrace, Elizabeth’s Bookshop, Perth, Exchange Bookshop, Globetrotter Köln, Harbour Bookshop, LUDWIG Presse- und Buchhandlung im Hauptbahnhof Köln, Mayersche Buchhandlung Köln Neumarkt, Newlyn Books, Oxfam Books & Music - St Ives, Stanfords, The Old Town Bookshop, Tolkienwinkel, VUB Printmedia Filiale an der Universität
Favorite librariesBodleian Library, British Library, Durham University - Palace Green Library, James Cook University Library Services - Cairns, Trinity College Library, Dublin, Universitäts- und Stadtbibliothek Köln, Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg, University of Manchester - John Rylands Library, Deansgate
Favorite listsBest Arthurian Fiction, Best of Travel Narratives, Books Set in Australia, Oceania and New Zealand, Books Set in East Asia, Female Protagonist, On the Road Again - Quests, Voyages and Journeys in Fiction, Read the book and saw the movie, water on the brain: maritime fiction
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Member sinceMar 15, 2012
Currently readingThe Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
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