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The 25 Greatest Homes in Literature

14 Jun

Perfect browsing for a rainy afternoon.

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Great characters in literature get all the credit, but the fictional spaces they occupy are often just as interesting and can provide an opportunity for the reader to go even deeper into a story. What would some of your favorite stories be without the creepy old farmhouses, crumbling castles, and estates overlooking a body of water whose waves crash against the rocks at night? Today, as we celebrate the birthday of Daphne du Maurier — a writer who gave us one of the 20th century’s most unforgettable grand old homes, in Rebecca — we’re rounding up the most memorable structures that served as settings for some of our favorite stories.

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Review: Present Darkness by Malla Nunn

9 Jun

Thanks for the stellar review, Shelley. I aim to please!

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19 May

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