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AustenToZafon

Austen to Zafón

Reading widely since 1972.

Currently reading

A London Family, 1870-1900: A Trilogy
Molly Hughes
The Cellist of Sarajevo
Steven Galloway
Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher
Lewis Thomas
All the Names
José Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa
A History of the World in 100 Objects
Neil MacGregor
Down the Garden Path
Beverley Nichols
Virtue Betray'd, Or, Anna Bullen
John Banks
Year of Wonders
Geraldine Brooks
Swallows and Amazons
Arthur Ransome
Illusion in java
Gene Fowler
The Lost Art of Gratitude - Alexander McCall Smith Ahhhh. As comforting and enjoyable as a warm bath on a cold evening. This is the 3rd Sunday Philosophy Club book I've listened to read by Davina Porter and I love her voice. She does lots of different Scottish accents (although I must admit her American accents aren't quite up to snuff) and she enunciates so beautifully that she improves my own enunciation after I have been listening! I found it interesting that my 7-year-old son kept requesting I turn it on in the car. The vocabulary is pretty intense and the story is, well, kind of boringly adult. But he loves it! Go figure.