Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?

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Welcome to this week’s blog. Here’s our roundup of your comments and photos from last week.

We begin with a celebration of the life and superb work of Clive King, who died on Friday. Stig Of The Dump has moved to the top of allworthy’s to read pile:

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?

Your space to discuss the books you are reading and what you think of them

Welcome to this week’s blog. Here’s our roundup of your comments and photos from last week.

Let’s start with something “grubby”. Sara Richards reports on John Preston’s A Very English Scandal: Sex, Lies and a Murder:

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?

Your space to discuss the books you are reading and what you think of them

Welcome to this week’s blog. Here’s our roundup of your comments and photos from last week.

First up, HulloHulot, on a no-longer-lost classic:

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?

Your space to discuss the books you are reading and what you think of them

Welcome to this week’s blog. Here’s our roundup of your comments and photos from last week.

First a question from ivan1066, who has been reading George Macdonald’s The Princess and the Goblin:

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?

Your space to discuss the books you are reading and what you think of them

Welcome to this week’s blog. Here’s our roundup of your comments and photos from last week.

First up, Veufveuve asks us to believe the hype about Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” by Zora Neale Hurston:

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?

Your space to discuss the books you are reading and what you think of them

Welcome to this week’s blog. Here’s our roundup of your comments and photos from last week.

First up, two reviews of Graham Greene’s Our Man In Havana. It’s pleased paulburns:

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?

Your space to discuss the books you are reading and what you think of them

Welcome to this week’s blog. Here’s our roundup of your comments and photos from last week.

War was a frequent subject for discussion last week. Ben Macintyre’s Operation Mincemeat kept beerbart intrigued:

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?

Your space to discuss the books you are reading and what you think of them

Welcome to this week’s blog. Here’s our roundup of your comments and photos from last week.

Let’s start with some immortal classics. The first volume of Charles Dickens’s Little Dorrit has won over goldgato:

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?

Your space to discuss the books you are reading and what you think of them

Welcome to this week’s blog. Here’s our roundup of your comments and photos from last week.

Let’s start with high praise, from Tom Mooney on Wolf Moon by Julio Llamazares:

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?

Your space to discuss the books you are reading and what you think of them

Welcome to this week’s blog. Here’s our roundup of your comments and photos from last week.

It’s hard to praise Georges Simenon enough - although two readers had a very good go. First, safereturndoubtful reviewed The Man Who Watched Trains Go By, a roman dur from the 1930s:

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?

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Welcome to this week’s blog. Here’s our roundup of your comments and photos from last week.

First, TheFriendlyOne has had a Chapman’s Homer moment, on first reading Orhan Pamuk’s My Name Is Red:

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?

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Welcome to this week’s blog. Here’s our roundup of your comments and photos from last week.

First, an intriguing provocation from pubbore, who has been reading The Last Days of New Paris by China Miéville:

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?

Your space to discuss the books you are reading and what you think of them

Welcome to this week’s blog. Here’s our roundup of your comments and photos from last week.

Let’s start in the middle - of nowhere. Valerian Albanov’s In the Land of White Death: An Epic Story of Survival in the Siberian Arctic has impressed goldgato:

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?

Your space to discuss the books you are reading and what you think of them

Welcome to this week’s blog. Here’s our roundup of your comments and photos from last week.

Let’s start in the middle - of nowhere. Valerian Albanov’s In the Land of White Death: An Epic Story of Survival in the Siberian Arctic has impressed goldgato:

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?

Your space to discuss the books you are reading and what you think of them

Welcome to this week’s blog. Here’s our roundup of your comments and photos from last week.

First, let’s enjoy Larts on Simenon’s The Blue Room:

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?

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Welcome to this week’s blog. Here’s our roundup of your comments and photos from last week.

Let’s start with an antidote to our current calamities, as suggested by julian6:

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?

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Welcome to this week’s blog. Here’s our roundup of your comments and photos from last week.

First, spare a thought for Rick2016:

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?

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Welcome to this week’s blog. Here’s our roundup of your comments and photos from last week.

First, three pleasingly positive reviews. George Saunders’ Lincoln In The Bardo has left conedison “reeling”:

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?

Your space to discuss the books you are reading and what you think of them

Welcome to this week’s blog. Here’s our roundup of your comments and photos from last week.

“Winter getting you down?” asks playitagainstu. “Need an instant dose of cheering-up? Then I can heartily recommend Arnold Bennett’s shortish comic novel The Card.” Let’s hear more:

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?

Your space to discuss the books you are reading and what you think of them

Welcome to this week’s blog. Here’s our roundup of your comments and photos from last week.

After the sad news about Ursula K Le Guin, I’m sure many of us must feel like Maggie B:

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