Monthly Archives: December 2011

Susan Hill – Howard’s End is on the Landing

Although this is subtitled ‘A year of reading from the home’ these are really an established novelist’s memoirs, and I found them very enjoyable. I sometimes did not like the author’s tone, but I loved her stories about discovering books … Continue reading

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Henry James – The Aspern Papers

‘The Aspern Papers’ is a tale involving three main characters, an unnamed male narrator, Juliana Bordereau, a very old lady, and her niece, Miss Tina. The tale is set in Venice and it was first published in 1888. The narrator … Continue reading

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