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CollectionsYour library (1,767), Currently reading (4), To read (689), Read but unowned (1), All collections (1,767)


Tags100 Book Challenge 2009 (229), Virago Modern Classics (212), 50 Book Challenge 2008 (180), England (176), women's lit (156), 1001 (129), USA (102), 1010 Challenge (97), 999 Challenge 2009 (81), Crime Fiction (80) — see all tags

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About meI am 61 years old, married with 4 grown up children. I have always been an avid reader. Also enjoy TV and going to country parks. I love music, esp. opera, musicals and the 60's. I also enjoy art (looking not doing).

About my libraryMy collection of books includes science, sci-fi, crime, art history, history, classics, fiction, books about books. My main interest is women's literature.

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Groups1010 Category Challenge, Girlybooks, Group Reads - Literature, I prefer men to cauliflowers, Monthly Author Reads, Persephone Readers, Reading Globally, Virago Modern Classics

Favorite authorsElizabeth von Arnim, Margaret Atwood, Jane Austen, Beryl Bainbridge, Maeve Binchy, Vera Brittain, Anne Brontë, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, A. S. Byatt, Willa Cather, Agatha Christie, Monica Dickens, George Eliot, Elizabeth Gaskell, Kate Grenville, Thomas Hardy, Molly Keane, Iris Murdoch, Barbara Trapido, Rose Tremain, Anne Tyler, Sarah Waters, Fay Weldon, Rebecca West, Edith Wharton, Dorothy Whipple, Virginia Woolf (Shared favorites)

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Member sinceMay 29, 2008

Currently readingLiterature and Gender (Approaching Literature) by Lizbeth Goodman
Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch by John Bayley
Herodotus Thucydides (The History Of Herodotus / The History Of The Peloponnesian War - Thucydides) (Vol. 6 of Great Books Of The Western World Collection) by Robert Maynard Hutchins
War & Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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