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CollectionsRead in 2016 (7), Read in 2015 (66), Read in 2014 (69), Read in 2013 (80), Fiction (835), Art & Antiques (115), Non-Fiction (78), Favorites (16), All collections (1,032)

Reviews17 reviews

Tagsread 2011 (117), read 2010 (114), read 2012 (82), 1001 (80), Irish literature (62), portraiture (60), Orange Prize (52), American literature (48), Read 2015 (48), portrait miniatures (45) — see all tags

MediaNot set (21), Book (1,011), Paper Book (964), Audiobook (5), Ebook (3), Other (1)

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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)


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Member sinceDec 30, 2009

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