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The Curate's Wife (Virago Modern Classics) by E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
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Frankenstein (Norton Critical Editions) by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
The Sweet Dove Died by Barbara Pym
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About meI'll pretty much read anything unless it contains scenes of violence towards animals or was written by Nicholas Sparks.
About my library"For me a work of fiction exists only insofar as it affords me what I shall bluntly call aesthetic bliss, that is a sense of being somehow, somewhere, connected with other states of being where art (curiosity, tenderness, kindness, ecstasy) is the norm."
Groups20th Century British Realism, 50 Book Challenge, Awful Lit., British & Irish Crime Fiction, BritWit, Charity Shop Swap - UK, Children's Literature, Graham Greene, King's Dear Constant Readers, Loitering with Intent —show all groups, Lost Generation, MyPeopleConnection Book Clubs, Persephone Readers, Rare, Old or Offbeat, Reprint Please!, Virago Modern Classics
Favorite authorsMargaret Atwood, Jane Austen, Anita Brookner, Lewis Carroll, Ivy Compton-Burnett, Barbara Comyns, Jennifer Dawson, J. P. Donleavy, Isobel English, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Penelope Fitzgerald, Janet Frame, Stella Gibbons, Graham Greene, Olivia Manning, Dorothy Parker, Sylvia Plath, Barbara Pym, Saki, Muriel Spark, Dorothea Tanning, Elizabeth Taylor, Kurt Vonnegut, Evelyn Waugh, E.B. White, Laura Ingalls Wilder (Shared favorites)
Favorite bookstoresThomas Savage Bookseller
Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway
LocationBaton Rouge, LA
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceApr 4, 2007
Currently readingBetween Lives: An Artist and Her World by Dorothea Tanning
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