Tag Archives: England

Your Affectionate Childhood’s Friend

Henrietta’s War by Joyce Dennys is a wonderful collection of fictional letters written from an English woman named Henrietta to her friend Robert serving in the military during World War Two. Dennys was an artist, writer, doctor’s wife, and mother. … Continue reading

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Not Again

When Will There Be Good News? by Kate Atkinson was recommended by my friend Joan. I am glad she did so because I really liked this book! The story starts off with a bang, well not a literal bang, but … Continue reading

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The Art Thief by Noah Charney took me some time to grasp. On some levels, I enjoyed it. The story about three paintings which are stolen in three different countries has a good deal of art interpretation and is a … Continue reading

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What Oscar Observed

When I had a hankering recently for The Importance of Being Earnest, I hastened to the library and grabbed-up an audio collection entitled The Oscar Wilde Collection. Listening to it brought me a relaxing┬áday. The cd includes The Picture of … Continue reading

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Miss Holmes

Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew’d by Alan Bradley is a Sherlock Holmes type mystery series which just crossed my path. I am hooked! What a delight this story is! The main character, Flavia de Luce, is a 12-year-old English … Continue reading

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Sing Your Worries Away

The Chilbury’s Ladies Choir by Jennifer Ryan turned-out to be an appropriate book to read in honor of International Woman’s Day. It is a fictional novel about a small town in England and the people who, over the course of … Continue reading

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Where’s Papa?

The Other Daughter by Lauren Willig is a fictional novel about a girl named Rachel Woodley who, as the story begins, is a governess in France. When she receives a telegram informing her that her mother in England is very … Continue reading

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