The Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett

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Synopsis: When Sara Crewe, the seven-year-old daughter of a rich and loving father, arrives at her new school in London from India, she is nicknamed the Little Princess by her classmates. She has all the comfort and fine things she could want, but she also reveals a kind and loving heart, a lively mind and […]

May Round-Up

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I read 11 books in May: John Piper: Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Save Sarah Dessen: Just Listen Vikas Swarup: Q & A Nicholas Sparks: The Choice Jessica Green: The Diary of a Would-Be Princess Terry Pratchett: The Wee Free Men Dorothy Koomson: The Ice-Cream Girls Neil Gaimon: Stardust Mary Naylus: The Dresskeeper Erica […]

Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome

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Waterstones Synopsis: Martyrs to hypochondria and general seediness, J. and his friends George and Harris decide that a jaunt up the Thames would suit them to a ‘T’. But when they set off, they can hardly predict the troubles that lie ahead with tow-ropes, unreliable weather-forecasts and tins of pineapple chunks – not to mention […]

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

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Waterstones Synopsis: “Wuthering Heights” is a wild, passionate story of the intense and almost demonic love between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff, a foundling adopted by Catherine’s father. After Mr Earnshaw’s death, Heathcliff is bullied and humiliated by Catherine’s brother Hindley and wrongly believing that his love for Catherine is not reciprocated, leaves Wuthering Heights, only […]