“Jamaica Inn” was part of my December reading event for Goodreads Women’s Classic Literature Enthusiasts. I already was extremely disappointed with “Rebecca” by Daphne Du Maurier and I had hoped that since my opinion of her work was based on only one book, I should keep an open mind and re-read this one. The book …

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After many days of waiting and never finding the moment, I finally managed to start and finish Susan Howatch’s Penmarric. As has been evident from my previous posts, this was one book I had been waiting to read for some time, but time and other matters intruded ; however I was determined not to let …

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Basis the review by Fleur about Margaret Kennedy’s Lucy Carmichael, I picked this one up. I had many reasons NOT to pick this one up – • It was set in a time period that is not my idea of historical piece; I mean its post 1950 and everyone knows that my idea of history …

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Recently I read two back to back works of historical fiction set during World War II. The period of 1900 1950 has always fascinated me and any work set in that era, predisposes me to like the book, even before I read it. It’s a kind of a blind spot with me. Therefore with some …

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