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The Book of Dust: Volume One La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman

 

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As You Wish by Cary Elwes

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The Flight of Gemma Hardy

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“My tongue will tell the anger of my heart, or else my heart concealing it will break.” William Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew

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“Reader, I married him.” Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre

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“To dispatch one’s friends to a dictionary from time to time is one of the more sophisticated pleasures of life, but it is one that must be indulged in sparingly: to do it too often may result in accusations of having swallowed one’s own dictionary, which is not a compliment, whichever way one looks at it.” ― Alexander McCall Smith, Emma

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Eligible: A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice by Curtis Sittenfeld

You're still my favorite communication challenged man
You’re still my favorite communication challenged man

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The Turn of the Screw by Henry James

“We were alone with the quiet day, and his little heart, dispossessed, had stopped”  Henry James
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“If you will forgive me for being personal-I do not like your face” Agatha Christie

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