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Hello Claire,
Given the photos of libraries that you regularly share on your blog, I thought you might be interested by this photo that I found via StumbleUpon:
http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/33mHbf/:kWnDKDao:bn0i@vgc/simonbrownphotography.co...
It occurs to me that all libraries are full of doors, since in addition to doors into other rooms - secret or otherwise - every book is potentially a doorway into a whole new world.

Best wishes,
David
When I happened by your profile and noticed that at the top of our long 'Books you share' list were Roger Longrigg's 'A high-pitched buzz' and Daniele Vare's 'Laughing diplomat', I immediately suspected that you were a Slightly Foxed reader, and I see from your blog that this is the case. I got hold of both as a result of reading SF articles, though I've only read the Vare so far (I enjoyed it a lot).

Your blog looks really good; I've just spent quite a bit of time I didn't have 'skimming through' it! I'll have a further look soon.

I've added you to my 'interesting library' list. Greetings from another Slightly Foxed reader!

Nicky

OOoooOOO!!! Thank you so very much!!
There are a few you mentioned that I have on my tbr list. I
am excited to start.
Hello Claire,
I'm Becky. I noticed that you enjoy many of the same authors I do. I was hoping that you would send me a reccomendation or two based on my new-found love of books set from 1908-1938. I've recently discovered Angela Thirkell and rejoice because she has so many in her Barsetshire series. I haven't posted all my books because I am really looking for more in the time period above. I prefer an English setting, but also enjoy European and American settings.
Thanks for your time, hope to hear from you soon!
BeckyMcW
Hi Claire,
I love the photo on your profile page, could you let me know the title and artist please? - thanks.
I was excited, thinking you already owned Shaving Through the Blitz, and might be the only other person who does on LT! But... turns out not ;)
Hello Claire,
Thank you so much for recently recommending Rosy Thornton's More Than Love Letters on your blog. It prompted me to pick it up in the library. Reading it has been the high point of a rather dull and uncomfortable weekend (the latter on account of a sore neck).
Best wishes,
David
Hello Claire,
Thanks for accepting me as a "friend". Belated birthday greetings. I hope you enjoy exchanging your booktokens.
Best wishes,
David
Hey, thanks for making contact on LT! Congrats on your blogiversary (again...)
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