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About brightphoebus

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  • Birthday December 29


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    I love indie and folk music, hillwalking and birding and, oh, READING!
  • How did you hear about this site?
    Came across it on Google when looking for a review on a book and found Stewart's erudite post.

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    The Gustav Sonata - Rose Tremain
  1. Swallowing Mercury

    Thanks, iff, I'd forgotten about this novel but will remind myself to put it on the tbr list.
  2. Book Chain

    In Search Of Lost Time - Marcel Proust
  3. Book Chain

    The Lady With The Dog - Anton Chekhov (a feeling I've used this one before...)
  4. Book Chain

    The Narrow Road To The Deep North - Richard Flanagan
  5. Book Lists 2018

    3. American Pastoral Philip Roth (RR) ***** 2. Reservoir 13 Jon McGregor ***** 1. At The Existentialist Cafe Sarah Bakewell *****
  6. Book Chain

    The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time - Mark Haddon
  7. Book Chain

    How Green Was My Valley - Richard Llewellyn
  8. Book Chain

    The Story Of a New Name - Elena Ferrante
  9. Book Chain

    What a Carve Up - Jonathan Coe
  10. Book Chain

    The Sense Of An Ending - Julian Barnes
  11. Still The Same Man

    Thanks, iff, is going on my list.
  12. Currently Reading

    Oh curses, I thought it was the whole thing. It didn't seem abridged...
  13. Book Chain

    A Tale Of Two Cities - Charles Dickens
  14. Currently Reading

    It was read in its entirety on BBC Radio 4 by Simon Russell Beale - fab!
  15. Just Abandoned

    I've been leant this by a friend and had a feeling it might be as you described, Mm. I don't want to hurt her feelings but...