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Top Ten: Opening lines in a book

10. THE HOBBIT- JRR.TOLKIEN ‘In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.’ 9. CHARLOTTE’S WEB- E.B.WHITE ”Where’s Papa going with that axe?’ said Fern to her mother as they were setting… Continue reading

200 years of Pride and Prejudice

The 28th January 2013 will mark the anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen’s beloved Pride and Prejudice, which was first published back in 1813. Readers have laughed at the foolish Mr Collins,… Continue reading

Review: Bit of a let down for Pride and Prejudice sequel

Cold, miserable, wet day so I’m writing this review with a cup of tea beside me and the sound of rain outside. Probably appropriate weather for crime writer P.D. James’ popular new novel-… Continue reading

Top Ten: Favourite characters in books

10. Who? RON WEASLEY From? HARRY POTTER- J.K. ROWLING Why? His fiery temper and humour made him stand out for me as one of the many beloved characters in the books. Along with… Continue reading