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AlexGeorge
Number 11 | Jonathan Coe
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I bought this the second-to-last time I was in England and am finally getting around it. It‘s great - I love Jonathan Coe - but of course it‘s making me a bit homesick, despite the less-than-flattering depiction of the old country.

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KimmyM
Wakenhyrst | Michelle Paver
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For some reason I couldn't find this in physical or ebook format in Canada, but I managed to track this lovely paperback version down online. Excited to add this to my #tbr stack!

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wanderer15
Last Friends | Jane Gardam
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Pickpick

Finally finished the Old Filth trilogy - perhaps being in England was the extra motivation I needed. The three books share such an odd, charming writing style.

DrexEdit I just bought the first of these books the other day. Looking forward to it! 😊 1d
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ReadingDownUnder
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Laughing out loud at this pick for #NFNov!! As an American in Australia, the observations he makes about the English sound very familiar to me. #TIL that I‘m not the only one bemused by Britons genuine excitement over the prospect of a hot beverage.
@Clwojick @rsteve388

TrishB She laughs clutching her cup of tea ☕️ 2d
ReadingDownUnder @TrishB 😂 I get looks when I say I hate tea! Not as bad as the gasps I heard when, forgetting where I was, I mentioned to someone in the London office that I hate Dickens. 2d
TrishB The funny thing is most of those probably haven‘t read Dickens 😁 2d
ReadingDownUnder @TrishB Probably not! 🙃 2d
rsteve388 4 pts 17h
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veritysalter
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🔴⚪️🔵🔴⚪️🔵🔴⚪️🔵🔴⚪️🔵🔴⚪️🔵🔴⚪️🔵 #NamasteNovember #RedWhiteBlue

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squirrelbrain
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For all of the crime fans.... the Crimewriting Festival held in Harrogate.

Past chairs have included Lee Child and Val McDermid and it‘s supposed to be one of the friendliest literature festivals around, with authors and attendees all mixing together in the bar 😁.

Still haven‘t been myself - might try for tickets this year.....

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Andrew65
The Secret of Annexe 3 | Colin Dexter
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I‘m likely to be reading from these 6 books over the next week. #WeeklyForecast
Have already started Roots.

Crazeedi I read roots before it was a movie. Excellent 5d
EadieB I‘ll be reading two of these. Also you forgot the Cara Black book 5d
Cinfhen I like how @EadieB is your social secretary 😁❣️ 5d
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EadieB @Cinfhen That‘s because we do so many group reads. I told him before he hired his deputy (same as vice-principal) that he should hire me but he pretty much nixed that. I was going to get him a beautiful picture of the sea in Scotland for his office but he went ahead and hired someone else. (edited) 5d
Cinfhen Men!!! They don‘t know anything @EadieB 5d
EadieB @Cinfhen That‘s the thanks I get for keeping his book life straight! 5d
Andrew65 @EadieB Yes the 22hd is this week isn‘t it! 5d
Andrew65 @EadieB 😂😂😂 @Cinfhem Mea culpa! 😔 5d
lele1432 Roots!! I am LONG past due reading that one. 4d
Andrew65 @lele1432 I am a third of the way in and it is excellent. 4d
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Laughterhp
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Here is my #BookReport and #WeeklyForecast

I finished 3 books last week. I have 2 books and 1 audiobook in progress that I hope to finish this week.

Once I finish those books, I plan to start my #LMPBC pick and my last read for #Booked2019

After that, I will be able able to focus on the #literarycrew read and my holiday books!

Cinfhen 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 5d
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Mogoeg
Rotherweird | Andrew Caldecott
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Pickpick

Pick, with reservations. Weird, in both the old & new sense of the word, this book is too long & drags in the middle. It is also overly pleased with itself, which is a bit off-putting tbh. However, it is v-e-r-y British (a good thing IMO) - by turns clever, intricate, whimsical & sinister. It is an enticing world to visit with eccentric characters & intriguing lore. Not sure I'll pick up the sequel, but I'm satisfied it was time well spent.