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Tagsread 2011 (117), read 2010 (114), read 2012 (82), 1001 (80), Irish literature (62), portraiture (60), Orange Prize (52), American literature (50), Read 2015 (48), portrait miniatures (45) — see all tags
About meIn addition to reading, my passions include cats (we currently have five little monsters), antiques, the Regency period, and art. Several years ago I gave up my job at the British Library and turned my passion for portrait collecting into a business. There is no greater job satisfaction for me than successfully restoring an 18/19th century portrait to his/her enthusiastic descendants.
About my libraryWe live in a house stuffed full of books a proportion of which are the stock of my partner's antiquarian book business. My own library comprises fiction and books on art and antiques books. I support my local library too so a lot of the fiction I read is borrowed from them.
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Member sinceDec 30, 2009
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