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Beautiful Books 11

or, ‘You can(sometimes!) judge a book by its cover’ First published in 1966 (this edition 1967, but with the same cover), John Fowles’ ‘The Magus’ is wrapped in a beautiful yet sinister illustration by the brilliant Tom Adams. Suggestive of … Continue reading

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Holiday reading

After finding this glorious postcard in a charity shop, I realised it was time to set about one of my favourite pastimes: deciding on my holiday reading, a task fraught with risks and encumbered with rules. The first point I need … Continue reading

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