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March by Geraldine Brooks

This is the story of Mr March, the father of the girls from Little Women (Louisa May Alcott’s book). In Little Women he goes away to fight in the American Civil War, and this book details his experiences there.

I was keen to read this book because I have never read any Perry Mason books and the title just sounds so intriguing, and also it was a Penguin Classics book and the cover of these alone I find enticing! Perry Mason is asked, by Edna Hammer, the niece, to defend Peter Kent who is [...]

I was extremely excited to learn that this was actually a real book, as I’d first heard it mentioned in Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey when one of her characters was reading it and had just presumed that it was a made-up title. Ever since I’d learnt it actually existed, I had been determined to read [...]

I was very keen to read this book; the cover alone intrigued me looking, as it does, like a historic newspaper article. It is a fascinating subject for a book; a real life crime committed in Victorian times that has always horrified and puzzled the public, and even by the end of this book there [...]

  

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