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What a Life! Casanova’s Memoirs

I’m a little late with the review of my 6th non-fiction book this year.  In my defence, even in this abridged version, Casanova’s ‘History of My Life’ weighs in at well over 1,000 pages.  Few autobiographies could sustain such detail, here … Continue reading

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Reading out of my comfort zone part II: Life Writings

I’ve been loving my year of Russian reading, but I realise that this has meant other books have had to wait for quite a while to get noticed.  As 2016 approaches, I’m lining up some new volumes to tackle and this time … Continue reading

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