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CollectionsYour library (1,926), Ebooks (351), Folio Society (376), New Naturalists (11), Slightly Foxed editions (34), Very Short Introductions (17), Penguin Monarchs (3), In collection (9), Ex-library (242), Ex-ebook (15), Read but unowned (28), Wishlist (37), All collections (2,540)
TagsFiction modern (692), ref (258), Fictional crime (212), Travel writing (166), Fiction 19C (150), Fiction 20C Early (119), Biography (Imperial) (103), London (96), Fiction children (88), American literature (85) — see all tags
About meI've been a passionate bookworm all my life. Nowadays, I read about 70% fiction and 30% non-fiction. Favourite genres include nineteenth and pre-WW2 classics, Euro (as opposed to Nordic) crime, history, historical biography, historical fiction, science and travel.
About my libraryBooks catalogued include those in my library and those I've read since 2003. Ratings are only given to books for reading, so don't include reference or text books.
Favorite authorsJane Austen, J. L. Carr, Charles Dickens, Sarah Dunant, Margaret Elphinstone, Lisa Jardine, Donna Leon, Jan Morris, Patrick O'Brian, Claire Tomalin, Jenny Uglow, Virginia Woolf (Shared favorites)
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceDec 11, 2008
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