5 Books For . . .

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5 Books For . . . A Russian Winter

Winter is coming. Dig out your fur hat, crack open the vodka and get in touch with your inner Russian . . . Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy Tolstoy considered this book to be his first real attempt at a novel form, and it addresses the very nature of society at all levels,- of destiny, … Continue reading

5 Books . . . To Put A Little Magic In Your Life

The nights are drawing in and the days have grown cold, so let TTR’s top five Magical Realism books brightened up your Winter . . . Sexing the Cherry by Jeanette Winterson Set in the 17th century, this is a story about love and sex; lies and truths; and twelve dancing princesses who lived happily … Continue reading

5 Books For . . . Halloween

Trick or treat? Sink your teeth into these . . . The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe Gothic castles, hidden corpses, kidnapped orphan girls. This book has it all and is written by the Grand-Dame of Gothic Fiction herself. The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter Feminist re-tellings of classic fairytales, all with a dark … Continue reading

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