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Books: November and December 2018

Happy New Year!
Had a fab haul of books for my birthday and Christmas, including ones that have been on my to read list for a while, and some other surprises that are completely new to me. I may also have indulged in a few purchases in the Kindle 12 days of Christmas! The other thing I have to look forward to is a subscription to the Willoughby Book Club (not received my first book yet so I'm excited about the prospect of this).


The Party by Elizabeth Day This is told in the voices of Martin and Lucy in the aftermath of The Party held by the much admired Fitzmaurices where some great tragedy has occurred, what it is and who did it become apparent at the end. It looks back over Martin's (who is a self-confessed misfit) obsession with Ben Fitzmaurice who is rapidly escalating the political ranks. 
Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy What a cracking first novel by Thomas Hardy! I am planning to read all his novels in chronological order, however long that takes. It is a tale of complic…

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