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“I know now why I prefer books to people” – or, Why you should read ‘Honeycomb’ by Dorothy Richardson

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Honeycomb is the third novel in Dorothy Richardson’s Pilgrimage series, and as with the preceding novels, only a week after finishing it, I was left scratching my head trying to recall what happened in it.… Continue reading

Dorothy Richardson’s ‘Backwater’

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Backwater is the second in the thirteen novel series that comprises Dorothy Richardson’s Pilgrimage. It’s been a number of weeks since I’ve finished it and even after such a short period of time my… Continue reading

#AW80Books: ‘Pointed Roofs’ by Dorothy Richardson

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I’m not sure whether it was Beyond Eden Rock or Kaggsy’s Bookish Ramblings that I first heard about the writer Dorothy Richardson and her series of thirteen novels collectively called Pilgrimage. Richardson was a contemporary of Virginia… Continue reading

‘Still, I like Rollercoasters – Don’t You?’

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As we wanted to mark his birthday with some ‘Self’-esteem, I’ve been reading Will Self’s ‘Walking To Hollywood’. The similarity to W.G. Sebald (whose work Self has written about), struck me immediately. As… Continue reading