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What price the Word?

I am going on leave later this month, and I have decided to take along all my holiday reading on my shiny new iPad. I bought a couple of recent releases I have been meaning to read from Amazon Kindle … Continue reading

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A useful idiot

One of my favourite series of books as a child was the Arthur Ransome series Swallows and Amazons. My parents bought the twelve books for me progressively over several years as birthday, Christmas and special occasion treats (I remember getting … Continue reading

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Campaign Ruby

My copy of Jessica Rudd’s first novel Campaign Ruby has a sticker on the front that says “one of the 50 great books you can’t put down”. That was certainly true in my case. This book is funny, with occasional … Continue reading

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