Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures – Stephen Fry

I read various pieces of advice on what to read or not read during the lockdown. I actually gave a few myself (happy, depressing, wise, grieving, the long ones and moving). One advice I didn't take seriously at the beginning was that to read 'books that you know, genres that are comfortable, nothing too challenging'. …

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Abide with Me – Elizabeth Strout

Another Kidle read from my holidaying, that now seems so far away. And unfortunately, another book that I didn't like too much. Which is probably why I kept postponing writing the review for so many months. Let me fall back on Goodreads again, when it comes to the plot: Katherine is only five-years-old. Struck dumb …

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Mysteries of the Mall and other Essays – Witold Rybczynski

I bought this book back in 2018 during my crazy bookshop crawl. Looking at the list now, I'm pretty much done reading half of the books I bought then. Definitely not running out of reading matter anytime soon! Witold Rybczynski is an architect and a professor, but he is mostly known for his writings on …

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