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What’s it about? Enter a vanished and unjust world: Jackson, Mississippi, 1962. Where black maids raise white children, but aren’t trusted not to steal the silver… There’s Aibileen, raising her seventeenth white child and nursing… View Post
Was Mark Twain right when he made this statement? Even in the 19th century were classics unread? From the blogs that I follow and people on Twitter that I follow nobody seems to read a… View Post
What’s it about? Alice Lane has everything; a wonderful fiancé, a responsible job and a lovely flat in Chelsea, but after she has a bra fitting her life goes tits up. Homeless, and with just… View Post
What’s it about? Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog), published in 1889, is a humorous account by Jerome K. Jerome of a boating holiday on the Thames between Kingston and… View Post