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Post by Compostwoman 22nd May 2011, 7:28 pm

polgara wrote:Nella Last in the 1950s.

What a book, it took me back to my growing up years. Her descriptions of the Lake District just get better, & the daily life of a very ordinary housewife in that era is excellant. I would think she will rate as one of the best diaryists of all time.

I really enjoyed this as well, as I did the other two books

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Post by polgara 22nd May 2011, 10:39 pm

Me too, on the read again shelf as far as I am concerned, I can see her little saucepans by the fire, & her picnics by the lakes not to mention the thermos that she always take.

My mother wouldhave been a few years younger, but the similarities just transport me back to my own childhood with such warmth & familiarity.

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Post by polgara 27th May 2011, 6:27 pm

Well just finished my latest Clive Cussler book, I do love his books so much.
Plague Ship

Very exciting as usual with the bits & pieces of information that make his books so good.

In case anyone is wondering, I usually flog them on fleabay & get my money back. Smile

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Post by polgara 26th June 2011, 6:52 pm

Reading week this week,. A new Clive Cussler, what a suprise.SPARTAN GOLD, slightly different from the usual books, a new set of characters to get used to. Exciting adventure as usual & a potted history of Napoleon in Europe as well.

Other book was THE ENEMY by Desmond Bagley, exciting book. A change for me but I really enjoyed them both.

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Post by polgara 30th June 2011, 3:24 pm

Just finished The Chase by Clive Cussler, what a supripse!! A new character, a thriller & and really enjoyable, I have yet to read bad book by this man.

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Post by polgara 6th July 2011, 5:27 pm

Finished another................... yes you`ve guessed it another Cussler, Arctic Drift. Tjhis one was back to Dirk Pitt & the under thing was global warming, very interesting.

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