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Friday Finds, plus some vacation buys

Yesterday I arrived in London, and I'm having a lot of fun! Lots of book buying, too. Here's what I've bought so far (mind you, this is only day two of a seven-day vacation, so things could get a lot, lot worse:

Shadows and Strongholds, by Elizabeth Chadwick
The Marsh King's Daughter, by same
Lords of the White Castle, by same
The Children's Book, by AS Byatt (signed by author)
Boudica: Dreaming the Eagle, by Manda Scott (a new find for me)
The Lady Tree, by Christie Dickason
The Water Horse, by Julia Gregson
Consolation, by James Wilson (another new find)
The Fraud, by Barbara Ewing
No Angel, by Penny Vincenzi (I like the UK cover of this one a lot more than the American)

From Persephone Bookshop (the place is heaven, and the salespeople are lovely):
Mariana, by Monica Dickens
Someone at a Distance, by Dorothy Whipple
The Victorian Chaise-Lounge, by Marghanita Lasky
The Making of a Marchioness, by Frances Hodgeson Burnett
Saplings, by Noel Streatfeild
A London Child of the 1970s, by Molly Hughes
The Young Pretenders, by Edith Henrietta Fowler (another new find)

Other than book-buying, yesterday I went to the V&A; and this morning, Westminster Abbey.

Comments

PopinFresh said…
That's a lot of books! Hope you enjoy them and don't spend too much on books during your vacation. :p

~ Popin
Marg said…
How are you going to fit all of those into your suitcase!

Would so love to be in London! Have a fantastic time.
Andi said…
WOW, what a haul! That's the vacation I always DREAM of taking but never do. :)
Gwendolyn B. said…
Sounds like you're having a great time. Can't wait to see what the final book tally will be!

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