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CollectionsRead in 2014 (66), Read in 2013 (80), Fiction (767), Art & Antiques (114), Non-Fiction (71), Favorites (16), All collections (957)

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Tagsread 2011 (117), read 2010 (114), read 2012 (82), 1001 (80), portraiture (60), Irish literature (57), Orange Prize (52), American literature (47), portrait miniatures (45), read 2013 (42) — see all tags

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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.

Groups18th-19th Century Britain

Favorite authorsSebastian Barry, Tracy Chevalier, Thomas Hardy, Daphne du Maurier, Maggie O'Farrell, William Trevor (Shared favorites)

Homepagehttp://wigsonthegreen.co.uk

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Member sinceDec 30, 2009

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