Antique Library and Reading Room

A Photographic Tribute to Old Books

On holiday with my family in the Lake District, we stayed in a wing of a beautiful old house. It boasted a reading room packed with antique books and furniture that took my breath away! Needless to say, my parents had a little trouble dragging me away to actually see the lakes. I couldn’t resist sharing some of my most amazing finds with you… Continue reading A Photographic Tribute to Old Books

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A Vintage Christmas Short Story Collection: Realistic Festive Tales

Rating: 3 stars

Category: Short Stories

Synopsis: ‘A Vintage Christmas’ is a collection of short stories that encompass the highs and lows of the festive season. It features a pretty elite mix of authors including Charles Dickens and Arthur Conan Doyle. There is something for everyone in this collection, whether you’re a Christmas grotto-seeker or a complete grinch! Continue reading A Vintage Christmas Short Story Collection: Realistic Festive Tales

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Skin and Other Stories by Roald Dahl: Dark, Quirky and Joyfully-Written Short Story Collection

Rating: 3 stars

Category: Short Stories

Synopsis: Roald Dahl is most famous for his children’s books, including Matilda and Charlie and The Chocolate Factory. However, Skin and Other Stories is a lesser-known short story collection aimed at an older audience. Managing to be both unsettling and entertaining at the same time, this diverse collection will transport readers to strange new places with each tale… Continue reading Skin and Other Stories by Roald Dahl: Dark, Quirky and Joyfully-Written Short Story Collection