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Havisham
Havisham: A Novel | Ronald Frame
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The daughter of a wealthy brewer, Catherine Havisham, sent to stay with the Chadwycks in London, discovers sophisticated new pastimes to remove the taint of her family's new money until she decides to risk everything for the charismatic stranger who pays her attention. 50,000 first printing.
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LiterRohde
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“Life is an enigma. We have to approach it not scientifically but poetically.”

#QuotsyMay19 | 9: #Enigma

📷: Made with Typorama

LibrarianRyan Love that graphic. 1mo
LiterRohde @LibrarianRyan Thanks! The human body is such a scientific marvel that it is poetic. It‘s not just mechanics, it is beauty. At least that‘s what the graphic said to me! 1mo
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LeahBergen
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So (as if I haven‘t bought enough books on this road trip already), I just happened to spot a Little Free Library when we were walking to a restaurant for dinner. Oops. 😆

I never feel bad about grabbing a book from these as I figure my “LFL Karma” is pretty good from the bags of books I‘ve donated to them over the years. Right??

Grrlbrarian Right! 14mo
emilyhaldi Duh!! 14mo
rubyslippersreads Absolutely! This one looks great! 14mo
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batsy Yup 💫 Nice edition, too. I quite liked this one! 14mo
robinb Ohhhh, stacked! Thanks! 😊 14mo
Mdargusch Definitely! 14mo
jillrhudy I believe that books find us! 14mo
DebinHawaii Great find! I think you are more than covered karma-wise! 👍📚 14mo
DeborahSmall Another great Glaswegian author 👍🏼 14mo
Mitch Great find! I‘m all for Karma! 14mo
LeahBergen @DeborahSmall Is he? I didn‘t know that! 👏🏻 14mo
DeborahSmall Yep! I ordered it yesterday 😘 14mo
Reviewsbylola What a cool find! 14mo
LeahBergen @DeborahSmall Haha! Have you read anything else of his? 14mo
DeborahSmall Yes, years ago. I have a few of his books kicking about, I‘ll have to look for them XX 14mo
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JenlovesJT47
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Found this beauty at the Dollar Store! Any fans of Great Expectations who have read this? Sounds pretty interesting.

#greatexpectations
#CharlesDickens

DGRachel I bought it last year but haven‘t read it yet. 1y
AlaMich I would be curious to hear your impression when you read it. I‘ve heard mixed things about it. 1y
batsy It was a good read, in a quiet kind of way. Not mind-blowing, but I did love having that backstory for Miss Havisham. 1y
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toofondofbooks I've had this on my shelf a few years. I need to read it bc I love Great Expectations 1y
JenlovesJT47 @DGRachel @AlaMich @batsy @toofondofbooks I'm looking forward to reading it, hopefully sometime in this century! 😅 My TBR is out of control. Will let everyone know how it is! ☺️ 1y
niha923 Omggg I'm reading Great Expectations rn! 1y
JenlovesJT47 @niha923 how do you like it? I only read it once in high school so I'm definitely due for a reread! 1y
niha923 @JenlovesJT47 It's great so far! 1y
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DGRachel
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Surprise #bookmail from @TheKidUpstairs ❤️ Thank you so much, Megan!! I am so excited about all of them and overwhelmed by your generosity!

Also, if anyone is curious, Yankee Candle claims this candle smells like Chris Evans. I don‘t know if that‘s true, but heaven help him if it is - I don‘t know how he can go out in public without being mauled. 😂 God Bless Captain America.

robinb I‘ll take Captain America in a pinch, but any that smell like Thor??!! 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤷🏻‍♀️ 2y
LauraBrook I like that scent even more now! 2y
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LibrarianRyan 🤣🤣🤣 2y
GA_Bookworm07 Im way behind. But whos chris evans? And why does a candle smell like him. 2y
DGRachel @AvidBookWorm02 Chris Evans is the actor who plays Captain America in the Marvel movies. I‘m not sure how the candle thing started, but it seems to have roots in Tumblr with fans saying the candle smelled like him or how they expected him to smell (sexy man). Yankee Candle then turned it into a marketing campaign. If you Google “Chris Evans Yankee Candle” you can find more details. 😊 2y
DGRachel @robinb 😂😂 I don‘t know if they have Thor candles or not. I imagine they have something appropriately Nordic in their shops. 😂😂 2y
robinb @DGRachel sorry, I couldn‘t resist! 🤷🏻‍♀️ I prefer Thor but Captain America is nothing to sneeze at! 🙌💪🇺🇸 2y
GA_Bookworm07 id buy a thor one before a captain american one. Im sure its just a smell of axe cologne 2y
DGRachel @robinb If I‘m completely honest, I find Loki even more swoon worthy. But, I doubt I‘d say no to dinner with any of them. 😂 2y
robinb @DGRachel now that I think of it, I‘m not opposed to Loki either. Hmmm, even the Hulk wouldn‘t be bad as long as I didn‘t make him angry...😡....OK, I‘ll stop, I‘ll stop! 😊😂😂 2y
TheKidUpstairs Yay! I'm glad they arrived quickly. Happy Reading! 2y
Bradleygirl Make a Sebastian Stan one and I'm all in 😙👍 2y
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Jilljemmett
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Miss Havisham is the queen of white weddings 👰🏼 Years after being left after the alter she still wears her wedding dress and preserves the room where it was going to happen.


#rockinmay (White Wedding) - Havisham


#bookstagram #bookblogger #bibliophile #books #fiction #greatexpectations #adaptation #dickens #havisham #classic

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batsy
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"Sprig embroidery on the bodice and along the edges of the sleeves. The neck and cuffs were trimmed with Bath lace. There was a delicate tracery of gold foil on the back of the dress. The miniature buttons were each painstakingly worked in silk."

Catherine Havisham looks forward to a #whitewedding that will never take place. This is a compassionate re-creation of the early life of one of literature's most symbolic characters. #rockinmay @Cinfhen

rohit-sawant This is quite interesting! 2y
saresmoore Oh, cool! 2y
Cinfhen Gorgeous writing 😍 2y
LeahBergen Nicely done! 👏🏻 2y
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