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the reader of books

I love England, France, Vogue, espionage, nachos, WWI, the Mitfords & naps. 

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The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris
David McCullough

Miss Hargreaves: A Novel (Bloomsbury Group)

Miss Hargreaves: A Novel (Bloomsbury Group) - Frank Baker I really wanted to like this. It had glowing recommendations from trusted sources. So I checked it out of the library again, chalking up the aborted first attempt to read to an improper frame of mind.

Unfortunately, my first opinion stands: Miss Hargreaves and her inane twittering were unbearable and do not even get me started on her poetry. I longed for Norman to have his own Emma-on-Box-Hill moment, with none of the regret.

There are too many other unread books to suffer through the irritation that is Miss Hargreaves.