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The Driver’s Seat

The chosen book for June’s meeting of the Walthamstow Waterstones monthly Book Group was The Driver’s Seat by Muriel Spark. I hadn’t read any books by Muriel Spark before, but saw the film of “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie” … Continue reading

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Do you judge a book by its cover?

Recently I was made to ponder this question, and found that in my case the answer is clearly “yes”! But let me backtrack a bit. How do you choose what book to read? I’m sure that 99% of people do … Continue reading

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An evening with William Boyd

I was introduced to William Boyd when my brother suggested I might like to read Any Human Heart. I did, and was blown away. I hate lists of favourites – favourite film, top 10 places to see before you die … Continue reading

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