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Member: parmaviolet

CollectionsYour library (1,805), Wishlist (75), Currently reading (4), Read but unowned (855), All collections (2,733)

Reviews6 reviews

Tagsfiction (1,939), English fiction (649), US fiction (546), read before 1973 (212), short stories (191), children's (162), Irish fiction (139), memoir (124), Virago (121), French fiction (119) — see all tags

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About my libraryMain reading interests include: world literature, biography (particularly literary or artistic), travel writing and essays. Partner growlingsporran has more on art and history, which balances out the collection a bit.
Regularly acquiring more books, both new and second-hand, and filling up small house (may need extension).

Groups50 Book Challenge, Biographies, Memoirs and Autobiographies, French Connection, List Five Books Parlour Game, Loitering with Intent, Lost Generation, New York Review Books, Reading Globally, Reading the States, Slightly Foxed - An appreciationshow all groups

Favorite authorsRaymond Carver, Richard Ford, Federico García Lorca, Thomas Mann, William Maxwell, Muriel Spark, Elizabeth Taylor, Colm Tóibín, William Trevor, Richard Yates (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresBarter Books, Black Gull Books, Caledonia Books, Daunt Books - Marylebone, Heywood Hill, John Sandoe Books, London Review Bookshop, Oxfam Books - Portobello Road, Reading Lasses, Skoob Books, W. & A. Houben, Westwood Books

Favorite librariesThe London Library

LocationSurrey, UK

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceMay 24, 2007

Currently readingWar and peace (Vol. 2) by L. N. Tolstoy
A Time to Dance, No Time to Weep by Rumer Godden
La Conversation amoureuse by Alice Ferney
Island Summers: Memories of a Norwegian Childhood by Tilly Culme-Seymour

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