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Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog

It's a blog! Mainly of book reviews.

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Thomas Middleton and Early Modern Textual Culture: A Companion to the Collected Works
Thomas Middleton, Gary Taylor
Progress: 92/1183 pages
The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry
Robert Chandler
The Uncertain Land and Other Poems
Patrick O'Brian
Progress: 8/160 pages
The Poems and Plays of John Masefield
John Masefield
Progress: 78/534 pages
Poems Selected
Emily Dickinson, Ted Hughes
Progress: 4/50 pages
Selected Poems
U A Fanthorpe
Progress: 18/160 pages
The Penguin Book of Scottish Verse
Mick Imlah, Robert Crawford
Hainish Novels & Stories, Vol. 2
Ursula K. Le Guin
Progress: 133/789 pages
The Essential Shakespeare
Ted Hughes
Progress: 82/259 pages
Introduction to Topology
Bert Mendelson
Progress: 10/224 pages
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Patrick O'Brian
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John Masefield
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Emily Dickinson, Ted Hughes
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U A Fanthorpe
Mick Imlah, Robert Crawford
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Ursula K. Le Guin
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Ted Hughes
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Bert Mendelson
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Yeah, so this happened: I set out to make dinner but couldn't quite set the book aside. At all. So, what was going to be pot...
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Ok, I had a hunch about some of the developments, but I'm not sure what to make of the last 20% of the book. I didn't enjoy t...
March 2020
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text: Reading progress update: I've read 164 out of 683 pages.
The opposing forces clash and prominent folk on both sides die vividly violent and gruesome deaths. Athena fights for the Arg...
The Iliad - Homer, Bernard Knox, Robert Fagles
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And we're off... Miss Silver dropped her knitting in her lap and folded her hands upon it. ‘Let us understand one anothe...
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Just under the halfway mark, and Miss Silver is being called in AT LAST. (By the odious Henry and very much against his conv...
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How bitter when your only bun Is not at all a recent one. Hahaha. I really enjoyed the scene that preceded this little mast...
text: Reading progress update: I've read 1970 out of 2016 pages.
Microcynicon: Six Snarling Satires - a work having the honour of having been publicly burned!
Thomas Middleton: The Collected Works -  MacDonald P. Jackson (Editor),  John Jowett (Editor),  John Lavagnino,  V. Wayne, Gary Taylor, Thomas Middleton
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... Part 1. It started last weekend when I resolved to finally catch up with a few overdue tasks, which -- go figure -- sud...
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David Williams free audio book for all who have to stay home.
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Yeah, I got side-tracked and didn't get to start this when I meant to. Also, I had to read the first parts twice as I had dif...
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"Hilary, was, of course, the disturbing factor. Hilary had been immensely keen about their running the antique business toget...
text: Reading progress update: I've read 414 out of 704 pages.
Camels do not do well when pushed to haste across rain-storm generated muddy terrain. Inexperienced riders are lucky not to h...
Seven Pillars of Wisdom (Wordsworth Classics of World Literature) - T.E. Lawrence, Angus Calder
text: Reading progress update: I've read 52 out of 208 pages.
Mannerism: I once saw an exhibition of Mannerist paintings. It was very...mannered.
The History Of Art: The Essential Guide To Painting Through The Ages - A.N. Hodge
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One of the results of this week's Big Decluttering Project was that rearranging my Golden Age mystery shelves finally allowed...
text: Reading progress update: I've read 157 out of 683 pages.
Old-timer, Nestor, may not be the best for spear-fighting anymore, but his experience and calm mean he'll be a good general/t...
The Iliad - Homer, Bernard Knox, Robert Fagles