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September 19, 2006

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Lisa Guidarini

A few years ago I thought I fancied a winter spent curled up with Casanova's diaries/journals, and snapped up the entire set from a used bookseller. I never did get around to reading them, either! But they sounded like something good for winter. Dratted tendency to get sidetracked... I'm getting in the mood for something else that's epic, but haven't settled on what. Something classic, maybe, read very slowly to savor. Too much of my reading is hurry, hurry these days and it would be nice to have a slow read for a change. But what?? What??

Ann Darnton

I know what you mean about those long epic reads for the winter. This is time of year when I find myself picking up series of books and reading my way through them. I read both the Forsythe Saga and the Palliser novels through successive winters. It's like having a cosy group of friends that you can sit round the fire and share life with without having to venture into the dark and gloom. I don't know Harris, but I'll certainly add her to the list.

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