Tag Archives: Oxford

Lend Me Your Ears

SPQR by Mary Beard is an academic book about Ancient Rome. I chose to read this book for many reasons; the most important being my interest in increasing my knowledge of history. Beard is a professor of classics at Oxford … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Daddy

I have only myself to blame for being disappointed in Oxford Inheritance by Ann A. McDonald. Had I read the cover of this book more carefully, I probably wouldn’t have chosen to read it. This is a mystery which I … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossoms

Dreaming Spies by Laurie R. King exceeded my expectations. This is my first foray into King’s series of continuing Sherlock Holmes tales and I enjoyed this one immensely. In this novel we find Holmes married to Mary Russell, a sharp-witted … Continue reading

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Where It Began

Recently, I watched An Education on DVD and enjoyed it so much, I decided to read the memoir by Lynn Barber upon which it is based. ┬áSurprisingly, the first chapter of the book pretty much covers the entire movie script. … Continue reading

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