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  1. Poll: How devastating when the third child is a female...

    How devastating when the third child is a female & the mother says - it is just
    a slave"
  2. Poll: I hAVE just started reading The Good Earth, it...

    I hAVE just started reading The Good Earth, it promises to be a good read, but I cannot
    escape thinking of the huge changes that have taken place in China over the past few
    decades. Modern Chinese...
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    Sticky: thank you for the welcome, but I have to find the...

    thank you for the welcome, but I have to find the book first - I am an admirer of Hardy so hope to join you guys soon. best wishes to all from ellenc
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    I would like to recommend The Tin Drum by Gunther...

    I would like to recommend The Tin Drum by Gunther Grass - a really great book

    thank you for all the work you did on the list
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    I would like to see the book list if there is one...

    I would like to see the book list if there is one

    thank you
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    thank you for that - makes such a change to see...

    thank you for that - makes such a change to see the other side of things.

    Such a welter of smarmy stuff about wonderful women coping with everything thats thrown at them and quite horrible spoilt...
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    I have just read that in the C18 century it was a...

    I have just read that in the C18 century it was a common feature in English style to use capital letters for the initial letter of each noun - a practice rejected by mid 19th century

    must start...
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    I am looking for a poem by a French poet - I...

    I am looking for a poem by a French poet - I think de V SOMETHING

    iT IS ABOUT WOLVES OR WOLF CUBS

    any idea?
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    Can anyone help me ? I am trying to find a poem...

    Can anyone help me ? I am trying to find a poem titled Hound of Heaven

    I believe the author to be Frances Thomson or similar name

    I would be very grateful for any help, thank you from ellenc
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    I have just been given Martin Chuzzlewit ! Has...

    I have just been given Martin Chuzzlewit ! Has anybody read it, any thoughts on it?

    it looks a very solid piece of work, probably take me a year to read!
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    I have been re-reading Little Dorrit and have...

    I have been re-reading Little Dorrit and have been fascinated by the Merdle episode, Mr Merdle supplying the money for his greedy family, and they were not interested in how he came by it, but they...
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    Poll: I vote author of the month ellenc

    I vote author of the month ellenc
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    i LIKE both, but I much prefer Anna K to War &...

    i LIKE both, but I much prefer Anna K to War & Peace, tho I did get weary of Anna by the end.
  14. Thread: curious cat

    by ellenc
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    curious cat

    Has anyone read The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield
    any thoughts on this book, friend of mine is very intense about it, but I
    have my doubts.
    think I am too realistic, or cynical? a:
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    Sticky: I am ellenc and a newcomer - I am very much older...

    I am ellenc and a newcomer - I am very much older than most of the other members, but I intend to be just as enthusuiastic! CANT SPELL!
    WOULD like to express my thanks to the person who put that...
  16. I am looking for the reply to the above that I...

    I am looking for the reply to the above that I read a week ago - want to read it again!
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