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The books of Mary Stewart – Part 2

Continuing this review of Mary Stewart’s ‘romance-suspense’ novels (part one here), the next book I read was another set in Europe. Airs Above the Ground (1965) is set in Austria, and follows Vanessa and her friend’s young son, Timothy, as … Continue reading

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Discussion – books by Dornford Yates

I’ve often tried to reason out why I enjoy Dornford Yates’s books so much, since there are things about them which I really don’t approve (Germanophobia, anti-Semitism, appalling attitudes towards the working classes, and so on) – “the school of … Continue reading

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