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Life After Life

By Kate Atkinson   I came to this book by accident. I first looked at A God In Ruins and liked the feel of it, saw it was linked to this story and decided to read this first. I’ll be honest and say it took me at least fifty pages to actually settle into the book, however, once there I lapped it up. The writing is wonderful, the style engaging. It’s probably the first book I’ve read of this type and certainly the only one I’ve read that makes women knitting sound interesting! I was … [Read More...]

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A Mystery To Me …

I often wonder what it is about a book's blurb that pulls me in. What is it that elicits that first, tentative look? The cover and title grab me first, but what must those words on the back, conjure in my mind? A sense of adventure, maybe? The words definitely have to engage my imagination, or I wouldn't bother reading on. One of my favourite pastimes is to browse the books in charity shops. At the beginning of 2012 I found this book: The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying and it changed my … [Read More...]

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Mumford & Sons

  “We wanted to do something unashamed,” says Ben Lovett. “We’re confident and happy to be where we are as a band — everything that’s happened with us has exceeded expectations, and it’s all been a surprise, it’s all much bigger than what we … [Read More...]

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