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Northanger Abbey

There are plenty of ‘Classic Books’ I have never read for one reason or another. There are only so many hours in the day afterall. ‘Classics’ are typically well known and have had a lot of stuff written about them, so I’m not going to witter on. Here is the first of my super quick reviews of those I’m finally…



“As in life, so in a game of hazard, skill will make something of the worst of throws.” Treasure Island. Heard of it? Of course you have. Read it? Quite possibly. But have you read Moonfleet? Possibly not. And that’s a damn shame. The gist The story revolves around John Trenchard, an orphan living in the village of Moonfleet on the…