Guardian 1000 Books Read: The Towers of Trebizond by Rose Macaulay

Finished! You'll find my review here. “Take my camel, dear,” said my Aunt Dot, as she climbed down from this animal on her return from High Mass. The camel, a white Arabian Dhalur (single hump) from the famous herd of the Ruola tribe, had been a parting present, its saddle-bags stuffed with low-carat gold and …

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Sadness and chuckles and disgust: Reading in a nutshell.

Books mentioned in this post: Martin Amis - Money D.H. Lawrence - Sons and Lovers Happy weekend, loves. I'm pleased to report I'm on book two of my Guardian 1000 project, though not as proud to admit book one crashed and burned after just under 100 pgs. I invoked the Librarian's Rule of Law: Thou …

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