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CollectionsYour library (781), History - Medieval (181), History - General (144), Fiction (358), Biography and Memoir (39), Beyond the West (85), Not the Bard's English (61), To read (7), Currently borrowed (1), Currently lent (7), Read but unowned (30), Wishlist (13), All collections (818)

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Tagsfiction (347), non-fiction (320), history (255), medieval (142), fantasy (121), England (109), Europe (81), reading globally (60), 20C (57), Asia (48) — see all tags

MediaNot set (4), Book (813), Paper Book (750), Paperback (454), Hardcover (121), Audiobook (1), CD audiobook (1), Ebook (32), Other (1), Map (1)

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Recommendations6 recommendations

About meDoctoral student in medieval history

About my libraryI rarely rate my books, but when I do:

***** : Excellent ; a classic in the field
**** : Very good, recommended
*** : Average/Good
** : Below average; not recommended
* : Awful, dreadful, don't waste your money

Groups888 Challenge, Asian Fiction & Non-Fiction, Combiners!, Graduate Students, Group Reads - Literature, History at 30,000 feet: The Big Picture, History: On learning from and writing history, Medieval Europe, Reading Globally, Taggers!

Favorite authorsJane Austen, Marc Bloch, George Eliot, Robin Hobb, Ha Jin, Frederic William Maitland, Ellis Peters, Liza Picard, Henri Pirenne, Eileen Power, Terry Pratchett, R. W. Southern, J.R.R. Tolkien, Edith Wharton (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresBarnes & Noble Booksellers - Briargate, Hooked on Books, Powell's City of Books (Portland), Tattered Cover Book Store - Colfax Avenue (Denver)

Favorite librariesDurham University - Main Library, Durham University, St Chad's College Library, UCCS library

Favorite listsBest Dystopias, Best Post-Apocalyptic Stories, Best Science Fiction Novels

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Real nameDana

LocationDurham, UK

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceApr 10, 2006

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