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QUOTE: How to choose a wife – Wilkie Collins

Wilkie Collins (1824 – 1889) was an English novelist, playwright, and short story writer. He is best known for two books - The Woman in White (1859) and The Moonstone (1868). I recommend them both. Followed by No Name (1862) and Armadale (1866), if you have the appetite. Talking of appetite, that is the topic… Continue reading QUOTE: How to choose a wife – Wilkie Collins

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Art, Books & art, Paintings, Readers reading

Painting: A Pleasant Corner – John Callcott Horsley

Readers reading #3 A Pleasant Corner (1865) - By John Callcott Horsley: 1817 – 1903. Donated to the Royal Academy by the artist. "Sorry to disturb, thought you might like a cup of tea." The third post in the “Readers reading” series (this was the first, this was the second). The colours and the shading… Continue reading Painting: A Pleasant Corner – John Callcott Horsley