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tigerlelly
Does anyone know in which book Aboli  rescues his wives and children from slavers, please? I have just re-read the first five books and can't find it.
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Canary42
https://uk.style.yahoo.com/beware-tory-radicals-rory-stewart-082159036.html...
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Canary42
https://literacytrust.org.uk/about-us/world-book-day-national-literacy-trust/...
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Canary42
Has anyone read this book. I first encountered it in reading Jane Austen's [i] Northanger Abbey [i] which allegedly satirises it (and contains many references to it). I must say it makes heavier...
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rowanwitch
A thread to swap ideas and help one another as it seems a number of us have written and are published, or are in the throes of learning to write. The latter for me apart from a few poems years ago.
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interele
For reasons that elude me a sudden thought popped into my head about a book I read as a very young child. Now it is bugging me. It was about a dragon that abducted princesses and a knight went to kill...
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Canary42
I'm currently reading [i] No One Round Here Reads Tolstoy [i] (Mark Hodkinson's memoirs of a working class reader) and the author mentions reading Thomas Hardy's works successfully, but being unable...
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vulcan42
I recently bought a book regarding the atomic age through the history of 6 nuclear disasters. There is a factual mistake in it so who would I contact to rectify this, the publishers, the author- or...
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Julia80
Hi, I have a vivid memory of a book I took out at the library in the 80s in the U.K. I didn’t want to give it back! I remember taking it out three or four times and remember exactly where it was on...
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Gissing
A quiz question asks what European city inspired JK Rowling to write her first Harry Potter novel. Possible answers might be Porto or London, or elsewhere. Does anyone have a definitive answer?
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eleanor2
I've just purchased another of Nigel Slaters books on audible ... 'The Kitchen Diaries' Along with the read comes a free pdf of recipes for each one of the months! They look delicous!! Can't wait to...
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Ninnynanny
What author has the initials, R D B. Thank you
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eleanor2
.. 'The Christmas Chronicles' I'm late to discovering Nigel. I've just bought this audio book & I absolutely love the way he passionately describes the seasons & ingredients in detail. Has anyone read...
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Ian b
The detective lives in a cathedral city. His sister is a G.P. There is also a brother Ivo. The sister is involved with the cathedral choir.
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jackthehat
I am driving both myself and Mrs JtH mad due to my inability to complete this...... https://caboodle.nationalbooktokens.com/hiddenbooks/default.aspx?competition=16# Oblique help would be much...
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Atheist
Anyone here had writer's block? I know you won't be able to give me a prescription to get over it, but maybe some advice to come to terms?
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Cloverjo
Is anyone reading this/has read it? If so what do/did you think of it? I’m a big fan of Osman on tv, but if I’m honest I’m finding the book quite boring. It’s had good reviews and some big names...
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Canary42
I recently read a book about a refugee from war-torn Sierra Leone towards the end of last century which is an amazing tale, but shows how things can work out better for these folk if they are given...
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maggiebee
Not Rebus, but sounds like a good read: WESTWIND - ONE WEEK TO GO After his friend suspects something strange going on at the satellite facility where they both work – and then goes missing – Martin...
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Tilly2
I am looking forward to this being published. It's just my cup of tea. https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/9-12/book-hopes/...

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