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CollectionsYour library (727), Currently reading (1), To read (9), Fiction (649), Non-fiction (76), Short stories (23), Poetry (2), Play (5), Comics (11), Translation (144), First edition (57), Read in 2015 (42), Read in 2014 (76), Read in 2013 (93), Read in 2012 (79), Read in 2011 (71), Read in 2010 (68), Read in 2009 (35), Read in 2008 (34), Read in 2007 (21), All collections (727)

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About my libraryFrom recent readings...

"What do we k’yer for HIM? Hain’t we got all the fools in town on our side? And ain’t that a big enough majority in any town?"
The Adventures of Huckleburry Finn, Mark Twain

"...the end of love is forever two spent cigarettes in a saucer and a white door closing"
Birchwood, John Banville

"Nothing can so distinguish a man as a death sentence, thought Mathilde, it's the only thing one can't buy."
The Red and the Black, Stendhal

"...his family affection is really of a very high order. When his maternal grandmother died he didn’t go as far as to give up bridge altogether, but he declared on nothing but black suits for the next three months. That, I think, was really beautiful."
Reginald in Russia, Saki

"First look left and then look right, son, to see if a car's coming. That's important when you're crossing a street but it's a dangerous way to think."
The Appointment, Herta Muller

"She had bought herself a typewriter, but it was obvious that as yet she had not much practice...How typical it was of her gentleness, and perhaps even of her sense of defeat, that she not troubled to correct her errors."
Travels With My Aunt, Graham Greene

GroupsBook Nudgers, Fans of Joyce Carol Oates, Geeks who love the Classics, Group Reads - Literature, Irish Librarythingers, Japanese Literature, Literary Snobs, Science!, The Drones Club (all things P.G. Wodehouse)

Favorite authorsIain Banks, John Banville, Nicola Barker, Kevin Barry, Ethan Canin, Wilkie Collins, Charles Dickens, Jeffrey Eugenides, William Faulkner, Graham Greene, Stanisław Lem, Patrick McCabe, Yoko Ogawa, Marilynne Robinson, Philip Roth, Saki, Donna Tartt, P. G. Wodehouse (Shared favorites)

LocationDublin, Ireland

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceApr 2, 2007

Currently readingA Question of Upbringing by Powell Anthony

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