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Mourning the end of August: ‘A Dance to the Music of Time’ (part 2 – summer) by Anthony Powell

The first volume of Powell’s ‘A Dance to the Music of Time‘ brought much joy to my spring reading.  I love long books that provide the indulgence of total immersion in a luxurious setting and the aristocratic, privileged world of … Continue reading

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Top Summer Reads

My reading of Emma Cline’s ‘The Girls,’ a coming-of-age story complicated by a brutality that breeds in the Californian heat, was somewhat subsumed by my general wish for a scorching hot summer to begin.  In true British fashion, I’m always happy … Continue reading

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