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I absolutely loved this book, I found it so funny and gently ironic and the kind of book you have to stop yourself giggling out loud at on the train! It is the story of the Queen’s discovery of reading and books, and how this takes over her life and interferes with her royal duties. [...]

Another wonderful story by one of the best authors ever – great plot, wonderful characters, amazing depth of story-telling, so obviously a joy to read and consequently a long review! The book centres around a fortune left to John Harmon dependant on him marrying a certain woman, however Harmon is believed to be drowned under [...]

I was a bit disappointed by this book, as her other ones I’ve read (namely Rebecca and My Cousin Rachel) have been very good and really gripping. I kept expecting this one to pick up the pace and grab me, but it didn’t.

Gentlemen by Klas Ostergren

This is the story of Klas, a writer and the narrator of the story (and, seemingly, the author of the book), who is down on his luck after his flat is broken into. He meets a man called Henry and they strike up a friendship resulting in Henry asking Klas to share his flat. Henry [...]

  

Classic Book Club

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