House of Trelawney – Hannah Rothschild

I am steadily making my way through the December 2020 gifts. This is another one from the pile. They have made me immensely happy, and I love the fact that despite it being late February I still have things that remind me of the lovely Christmas time. I got this book in hardback and it …

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The Best Saturday Surprise Ever

Times are a bit doomy and gloomy, and continental Europe is still in deep winter chill, but there is no denying that in the UK the spring is coming. Saturday was a lovely and warm day in London, and with hiacynth's smell in the air everything suddenly felt a lot more hopeful. Do you know …

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Adrian Mole. The Cappuccino Years – Sue Townsend

Adrian Mole is a character that accompanied the British public for thirty years. First introduced in The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 ¾ published in 1982, Adrian grew and developed throughout the subsequent decades, while also becoming the chronicler of the societal changes happening in the United Kingdom. I remember I read the …

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