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About meage 52, I've just given up work. I love reading, patchwork ,genealogy and my 5 cats.

About my libraryLove the classics; am working my way through Balzac's Comedie Humaine.
Since signing up for Librarything's 'Global Challenge' site, am trying to include books from every country in the world.

A House for Mr Biswas ---- V S Naipaul
Independent People ---------Halldor Laxness
Alias Grace-----------------Margaret Atwood
Palace of Desire------------Naguib Mahfouz
Bring up the Bodies---------Hilary Mantel
The Maias-------------------Eca de Queiros
The Debt to Pleasure--------John Lanchester
The Goldfinch---------------Donna Tartt
We have always lived at the Castle--Shirley Jackson
Selected Short Stories------R Tagore

Plans for 2015: Try not to get lured into the library but work through some of my backlog of books to read

GroupsBook reviewers, Combiners!, Crambo!, Fifty States Fiction (or Nonfiction) Challenge, Geeks who love the Classics, Genealogy@LT, Legacy Libraries, List Five Books Parlour Game, Nobel Laureates in Literature, Persephone Readersshow all groups

Favorite authorsHonoré de Balzac, Arnold Bennett, Barbara Comyns, Theodore Dreiser, Émile Zola (Shared favorites)

Real namesally tarbox

Locationaylesbury, bucks, england

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceFeb 8, 2012

Currently readingLa Regenta (Classics) by Alas Leopoldo
Epitaph of a Small Winner by Machado De Assis
The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America's Response by Peter Balakian
Ake: The Years of Childhood by Wole Soyinka

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