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The Edwardians | Vita Sackville-West
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Sebastian, a young and handsome duke, heir to the beautiful Chevron Estate, is bored. He feels his life is mapped out for him and he is being swept along in a tide of tradition; the more he tries to rebel, the more he unwittingly conforms. Set in 1905, at the end of the Edwardian era, the reader already knows the cataclysmic changes that England will face, how long can the privileged last and can it adapt or will it be lost forever.

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EclecticReaders Woohoo! 📚 2w
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The Edwardians | Vita Sackville-West
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So catty!

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For fans of the Podcast ‘My Favorite Murder‘, this book is an insight into the lives of Karen and Georgia; their histories and neurosis‘ that make them who they are and their podcast so successful.

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Unknown Book 7534880 | Unknown Unknown
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#litsylove catching up with my Litsy Love pen pals

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️💌❤️ 2w
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My Lovely Wife | Samantha Downing
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I just couldn‘t finish this book, which is so rare for me.

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Sue Black looks back on her career as a Forensic Anthropologist, the science and some of her cases; including giving back an identity to those murdered in the ethnic cleansing in Kosovo.

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Untitled | Anonymous
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In 1934, on his way to London after visiting his friend Agatha Christie, the young publisher Allen Lane stopped at the station bookstall at Exeter St Davids and saw that all the books on sale were of a poor quality and overpriced.
What was needed, he realised, were good books at a price everyone could afford.
~ Penguin Books

veritysalter I had a fabulous afternoon in Leeds today at Waterstones looking through these vintage Penguin books. 4w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So pretty 🧡🧡🧡 4w
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Although well researched and well written; I could not enjoy, for want of a better word, this book. Despite Forewords and Afterwords I found Ann Rule infuriating, the book made me angry at her complicity in his affairs, her concern over his wellbeing and denial. As the mother of a daughter who could be any one of the innocent young ladies pictured above - my sympathies lie with them.

ThrillerQueen I'm still reading, but it's obvious that she had a hard time reconciling the man she knew with the man he turned out to be in the end. 4w
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A wonderful collection of essays written in the interwar period in the UK. Orwell discusses class, sex, wealth and poverty, his 'Hop-Picking Diary' is a sad tale on the lives faced by itinerant workers and the homeless of London. By going undercover, Orwell hilariously attempts to get himself arrested as a drunk, so that he can report on the conditions of gaols in England.
The topics discussed are still as relevant now as they were 100 yrs ago

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Sittaford Mystery | Agatha Christie
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A house party on a winter‘s afternoon, as the six guests assemble the snow begins to fall heavily; before long, the tiny hamlet of Sittaford, on the edge of Dartmoor, is cut off from the outside world. Inside Stifford House, the curtains are drawn and the fire burns cosily, a game of ‘table turning‘ is suggested. After giggles and false starts, the mood suddenly turns sombre as a message is spelled out, “Captain Trevelyan… Dead… Murder”.

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Horrorstor: A Novel | Grady Hendrix
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Trips to Ikea will never be the same again. Who is staying overnight in the store, damaging the stock? A group of colleagues stay behind to find out, with comically horrific consequences. I loved this book, it is beautifully laid out and a fun bit of light relief.

Kaylamburson Omg I had no idea that's what this book was about. I thought it was just a upscale design book for a store I'd never heard of whenever I saw the cover 😂🤣. Stacking it now! Love the photo, and welcome to Litsy!!! 1mo
MidnightBookGirl I loved this book and that cover is just amazing- and so is your picture! Welcome to Litsy! 1mo
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The Sittaford Mystery | Agatha Christie
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Working my way through the stand-alone mysteries by Agatha Christie. A snowstorm during a seance, a message from the spirits “Captain Trevelyan... dead...murder”, who will leave the isolated village of Sittaford, to travel the six miles through the snow, to discover the truth?

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“Sport is a mystery to me. In primary school, sports day was the one day of the year when the less academically gifted students could triumph, winning prizes for jumping fastest in a sack, or running from Point A to Point B more quickly than their classmates. How they loved to wear those badges on their blazers the next day! As if a silver in the egg-and-spoon race was some sort of compensation for not understanding how to use an apostrophe.

RaimeyGallant Loved this book. And welcome to Litsy! #LitsyWelcomeWagon Some of us put together Litsy tips to help new Littens navigate the site. It's the link in my bio on my page in case you need it. Or if you prefer how-to videos, @chelleo put some together at the link in her bio. @LitsyWelcomeWagon 1mo
veritysalter Thank you, I‘ll check those out. 1mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💗💗💗 4w
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