Category Archives: Virago

Nights at the Circus by Angela Carter

I’ve taken a brief break from the cold, barren landscapes of Arctic literature, needing something a bit more meaty and lively, and saw that the Guardian book club were reading Nights at the Circus as their February read. I’m not … Continue reading

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Excellent Women by Barbara Pym

“The truth was, I thought, looking once more at the letter on my desk which could not now be finished tonight, that I was exhausted with bearing other people’s burdens, or burthens as the nobler language of our great hymn-writers … Continue reading

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