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About meEnglish expat in the Netherlands, lazy cyclist, P.G. Wodehouse fan...
About my libraryI try to keep it as a balanced mix of random historical accretion and purposive acquisition, which is what any good personal library should be. Contrary to common belief, I do occasionally get rid of books. But not often enough...
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Favorite bookstoresAthenaeum Boekhandel, Boekhandel Vrolijk Gay Lesbian Bookshop, Donner, Minster Gate Bookshop, Studystore Utrecht, The American Book Center, The Barbican Bookshop, York, Van Stockum Boekverkopers
Real nameMark Hodson
LocationDen Haag, Netherlands
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceApr 17, 2007
Currently readingThe madwoman in the attic : the woman writer and the nineteenth-century literary imagination by Sandra M. Gilbert
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