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The Rose Crossing by Nicholas Jose

Published: 1997 by The Overlook Press, Peter Mayer My copy: Borrowed from the Library where I work Memorable quote: “He must be careful not to forget that the traveller was a scholar first and last, a dreamer who could not … Continue reading

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The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

First Published: 1850 My copy: Free download on Kindle Memorable quote: “It had the effect of a spell, taking her out of the ordinary relations with humanity, and enclosing her in a sphere by herself.” Thoughts: I’d never previously tackled … Continue reading

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The Solitude of Thomas Cave by Georgina Harding

First Published:  2010 by Bloomsbury My copy: bought on Kindle Memorable quote: “He begins to be carried away on his words. In this solitude he has begun to look within himself and into his past in a way that he … Continue reading

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