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Some help please!

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Nicae Tue 14-Nov-17 23:04:45

I'm up with DD2 - a regular occurrence and I need something great to read. I finished Eleanor Oliphant a week or so ago and loved it but on a whim I decided to go for non-fiction next and it's just not suitable for middle of the night distraction. I can't cope with scary, it's too dark outside and I'm not good with blood and gore. I'd really like something along the lines of I Capture the Castle or Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, sort or grown up fairy tale. Any ideas?

Caulk Wed 15-Nov-17 06:32:32

The Night Circus

Nicae Wed 15-Nov-17 12:26:17

Thank you, I'll look it up.

Catalufa Wed 15-Nov-17 20:43:42

I love I Capture the Castle! I wonder if you’d like Period Piece or 84 Charing Cross Road. Both are non fiction, but remind me of I Capture the Castle in their style. Or have you read Nancy Mitford?

ChessieFL Thu 16-Nov-17 19:03:15

If you liked Miss Pettigrew you might like Decline and Fall by Evelyn Waugh

zoomiee Thu 16-Nov-17 19:38:06

Water for elephants is a charming read.

RemusLupinsBiggestGroupie Thu 16-Nov-17 20:15:30

Yes to 84 Charing Cross Road and Decline and Fall. Or some old friends? Pride and Prejudice maybe?

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