Thanks to the Brighton Blogger (on Book after Book) for this great idea. She has set out the details as follows: The details of the challenge “ITALY IN BOOKS” The challenge will run from January, 1st 2011 to December, 31st … Continue reading →
You can read this post here on the Corrarie Cottage website blog. It is a tribute to a wonderfully kind woman, Jessie Livingstone, who was cook and housekeeper at nearby Carse House where my grandparents lived for about 50 years. … Continue reading →
Marzio Barbagli. Farewell to the World. A History of Suicide
translated by Lucinda Byatt. Polity Sept 2015
Farewell to the World
Don Camillo and his Flock
Raphael: A Passionate Life, Polity 2012
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