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Books Read in 2017

January
  • Dot May Dunn - Christmas Around the Village Green (pub.2015) memories of her life as a small child in a Derbyshire Village 1940-45.
  • Anne Cholawo - Island on the Edge, A Life on Soay (pub 2016). Her life on a small  Scottish island from 1990 up to date.
  • Rachel Joyce -  A Snow Garden and Other Stories(pub 2015). Short stories linked together.  
  • Georgette Heyer - Snowdrift and Other Stories (pub 1960 and 2016) Regency romance - short stories
  • Angela Thirkell - Miss Bunting (originally published 1945) Fiction, one of the Barsetshire series.
  • Mabel Esther Allen - The Wyndhams went to Wales (originally published 1948) Children's Fiction
  • Sylvia Townsend Warner - Scenes of Childhood (originally published between 1936 & '73) Memoir
  • Carola Dunn - Buried in the Country (2016) Crime Fiction set in 1970's Cornwall 
  • Elly Griffiths - The Blood Card (2016) Crime Fiction set in 1950s Brighton
  • Bernard Knight - Mistress Murder (2016 originally published 1966) Crime Fiction 
  • Sylvia Townsend Warner - The Corner That Held Them (Originally Published 1948) Fiction
  • Anne Perry - A Christmas Message (Pub. 2016) Historical Crime Novella
February
  • Angela Thirkell - Peace Breaks Out ( originally published 1947) Fiction, one of the Barsetshire series
  • Bernard Knight - The Expert (originally published 1976) Crime Fiction
  • Angela Thirkell -Pomfret Towers (originally published 1938) Fiction - a re-reading
  • Rafaella Barker - Come and Tell Me Some Lies (published 1994) Fiction
  •  George Bellairs - The Dead Shall be Raised (originally published 1942) British Library Crime Classic, reprinted 2016
  • Rennie Airth - The Death of Kings (pub.2017) Crime fiction, 5th in series, set in 1949
March
  • Angela Thirkell - Three Score Years and Ten (published 1961) The very last of her Barsetshire fiction series
  • Christopher Somerville – The January Man. (Pub 2017) A year of walks round the UK in which the author remembers the walks he had with his late father. 
  • Michael Alexander - Confessions of a school nurse.(Published 2015) A Male nurse in an exclusive co-educational international boarding school in the French Alps. Supposedly Non Fiction biography but I'm not sure!)
  • E.Nesbit - The Lark (originally published 1922. A Furrowed Middlebrow reprint)Adult Fiction by the author more well known for The Railway Children. A light-hearted story about two young girls learning how to earn a living.
  • Hilary Burden - A Story of Seven Summers, Life in The Nuns' House.  Non Fiction (pub.2012) Hilary Burden was a high flying journalist based in London when she decided to return to Tasmania. To live simply and grow a garden.
  • Agatha Christie - Problem at Pollensa Bay. A collection of short mystery stories. Featuring her characters Harley Quin and Parker Pyne. Published 2013
     

3 comments:

  1. Haven't thought to check your "books read" list recently. I always enjoy your book thoughts.
    I was going to recommend The Dove Grey Reader's blog, but then realised you read it anyway. I love reading these things - but the problem is, the more time spent reading them means less time to actually read books!

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  2. Love the look of your book list........thank you.........always good to get recommendations. Most impressed with how many books you get through!

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  3. Love the look of your book list........thank you.........always good to get recommendations. Most impressed with how many books you get through!

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