Books for the Lockdown – Wise and Calming

Week three, how are you all doing? After last week’s dystopian and depressing list, I thought you may be in the mood for something more uplifting. So this week we’ll look at the wise and calming books. Those that transport you, help put things in perspective or focus your mind on other things. A Gentleman …

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Best and worst books of 2016

Towards the end of the year, just like everyone and their dog I decided to look back at what I read this year. What I liked, what didn't go that well, the treasures I was happy to find. Here's my subjective list ob the best and the worst. 7 besties in random order: We Have …

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Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro – Quotes

As you might expect, I did not take Mr Farraday’s suggestion at all seriously that afternoon, regarding it as just another instance of an American gentleman’s unfamiliarity with what was and what was not commonly done in England. Over the following days, however, I came to learn not to be surprised by such remarks from …

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