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Geoff Miles
About My Library

Up till December 2023, two libraries: a working one at my university office, heavy on Shakespeare and Renaissance, classics, classical tradition and mythology; and a very miscellaneous home one, heavy on SF and fantasy, historical fiction, detective fiction, history, and the theatre; also a substantial Folio Society collection (my most expensive habit). Since retirement, both libraries are squeezed into my home, with a substantial chunk of my academic books still in boxes.


The photo is my cat, Willow, roosting among Folio volumes and owls.
About Me

Recently retired as lecturer in English literature at a New Zealand university. Academic fields of interest: Shakespeare; the classical tradition (especially classical mythology) in Eng lit; children's literature and fantasy.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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Bookstores: Arty Bees Books - Manners Street, Parsons Books and Music - sadly, now 'retired', The Children's Bookshop, Unity Books, vicbooks (Kelburn Campus)

Libraries: Central Library, Wellington City Libraries, Victoria University of Wellington - Central Library

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