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The Aeneid (Penguin Classics)
Virgil, David Alexander West, David West
A Little History of the World
Ernst Hans Josef Gombrich, Caroline Mustill, Clifford Harper
The Annals of Imperial Rome
Tacitus, Michael Grant
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Virgil, David Alexander West, David West
Ernst Hans Josef Gombrich, Caroline Mustill, Clifford Harper
Tacitus, Michael Grant
January 2014
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November 2013
02
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October 2013
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October 2013
14
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With the emphasis on food, drink and the like, this book started really well. Just like an original Bond in fact. But soon it...
Solo: A James Bond Novel - William Boyd
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October 2013
08
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I am not sure why I didn't enjoy this. Maybe because the 'baddies' were so obvious and 'evil' and the goodies all had good in...
Shadow of the Rock - Thomas Mogford
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October 2013
04
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This was excellent. Characters (all real people) came alive on the pages and, despite knowing the story pretty well, Harris m...
An Officer and a Spy - Robert Harris
September 2013
26
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history, nonfiction, e-book, food-glorious-food, published-2013, teh-demon-booze, tongue-firmly-in-cheek, autumn-2013, lifest...
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September 2013
23
reviewed: Old Flames
I loved the atmosphere of post war London, and it was a decent enough story but it was a struggle to wade through, too many s...
Old Flames - John Lawton
September 2013
15
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This looks fun... thank you Bettie
Undercover Mumbai - Ayeesha Menon
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I hated both the characters so much I couldn't really care what happened to them. But clever story, great suspense.
Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn
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September 2013
08
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uncomfortable reading indeed.
For Services Rendered and Other Plays - W. Somerset Maugham
September 2013
2
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September 2013
01
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More politics which also means more bathos and hideous hindsight. A truly brilliant look at a vanished era before WWI.
They Were Found Wanting (The Transylvanian Trilogy, Book 2) - Miklós Bánffy, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Patrick Thursfield, Katalin Bánffy-Jelen
August 2013
27
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August 2013
12
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I adored this, a ramble through life with Horace what could be nicer.
Horace and Me: Life Lessons from an Ancient Poet - Harry Eyres
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