Reading Margaret Millar: Superior Bamboozler


Agatha Christie said her work was "very original". Julian Symons declared that she "has few peers, and no superior in the art of bamboozlement". Soho Press Compilation, 2016 And Anthony Boucher said that Beast in View was "written with such complete realization of every character that the most

Reading Margaret Millar: Superior Bamboozler2017-07-26T13:51:50-05:00

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Alyson Books, 2009 It begins with "This book is not a canon!!! And that's fine with me. I suspect it's fine with most of you, too. There is nothing "representative" or "survey-like" about this volume. The only rule that Richard Canning had in approaching the project was that each author

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Booklist: Social Issues by Valentine Cunningham


Good Fiction Guide, Ed. Jane Rogers 2nd ed. Oxford University Press, 2005. Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe (1719) Charles Dickens' Bleak House (1852-3) George Eliot's Middlemarch (1871-2) Thomas Hardy's Jude the Obscure (1896) Upton Sinclair's The Jungle (1906) D.H. Lawrence's Sons and Lovers (1913) Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway (1925) Aldous Huxley's

Booklist: Social Issues by Valentine Cunningham2010-12-08T20:34:32-05:00

Irresistible – The Heroine’s Bookshelf


Erin Blakemore's The Heroine's Bookshelf HarperCollins, 2010 Have a favourite book that you tend to revisit when times get tough? Or maybe at just any ol' time that you find yourself missing the characters therein? Perhaps you have a fondness for Jane Eyre, or you can't help but re-read Little Women over

Irresistible – The Heroine’s Bookshelf2014-03-10T19:38:02-05:00

1001 Children’s Books (II)


1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up Julia Eccleshare, Ed. Universe, 2009 This kind of reference makes you think about devoting an entire year to reading just children's books. When you see so many favourites discussed herein, you only want to reread them. And when you see

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