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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. Book Chain

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

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

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

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

    It was read in its entirety on BBC Radio 4 by Simon Russell Beale - fab!
  6. 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...
  7. Book Chain

    B Is For Bauhaus: An A-Z Of The Modern World - Deyan Sudjic
  8. Swing Time

    Mm, I really like your analogy. I often feel, when urged to read a book I dislike, that I've been made to eat something unpleasant.
  9. Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel Prize for Literature

    I would recommend An Artist Of the Floating World which I do think is a quiet masterpiece.
  10. Book Chain

    The Old Curiosity Shop - Charles Dickens
  11. Book Chain

    Last Exit To Brooklyn - Hubert Selby Jr
  12. Book Chain

    Light in August - William Faulkner
  13. Book Chain

    Put Out More Flags - Evelyn Waugh
  14. Book Chain

    Have The Men Had Enough? - Margaret Forster
  15. Book Chain

    How We Live Now - Anthony Trollope