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Friday Finds

Last week I went to London… and my TBR list swelled. Here’s what I picked up:

The Street Philosopher, by Matthew Plampin. Very good historical fiction about the Crimean War. Finished it in nearly one sitting on the plane ride back. Review up soon.

Vainglory, by Geraldine McCaughrean. More historical fiction; 15th century this time. Mentioned by Elizabeth Chadwick on her blog some time ago, and quite literally the first book I laid eyes on when I was at the South Bank book market on Monday.

Dreaming the Eagle, by Manda Scott. Historical fiction about Boudica.

Consolation, by James Wilson.

My Persephone books:
The Carlyles at Home, by Thea Holmes
The Far Cry, by Emma Smith
The Young Pretenders, by Edith Fowler
They Were Sisters, by Dorothy Whipple
A London Child of the 1870s, by Molly Hughes
The Making of a Marchioness, by France Hodgeson Burnett
Miss Buncle’s Book, by DE Stevenson
Saplings, by Noel Streatfeild

On Sunday I’ll post pictures from my trip—plus a picture of the damage done my pocketbook through book buying (I believe the grand total was 26 books…).


Anonymous said…
Although quite frankly, what's the point in going to London if you don't have a book-buying spree? :)

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