Books and other good things
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- On Teads since: 23/03/2010
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- Country: United Kingdom
- Language: English
" [...] have brought Frodo nearly to the gates of Mordor. Afternoon lawn-mowing." A letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to his son Christopher, quoted in Humphrey Carpenter's biography.
I'm very interested to read the previously unpublished novel The Theoretical Foot , a "long-lost gem" by the marvellous food writer M.F.K. Fisher, which will be out next month: "Susan Harper and Joe Kelly, in love and hitchhiking through Europe, never want this perfect, passionate summer to end. It is the late 1930s and society frowns on the slack morals of couples living in sin. But these...
... Trio , the new novel by the excellent Sue Gee (which will shortly be out). "Northumberland: the winter of 1937. In a remote moorland cottage, Steven Coulter, a young history teacher, is filled with sadness and longing at the death of his wife. Through a charismatic colleague, Frank Embleton, and Frank's sister, Diana, he is drawn into the beguiling world of a group of musicians, and falls...