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Post by Divia » Mon February 23rd, 2009, 2:50 am


Why do I always do that!?????!!! :D :o
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Post by annis » Tue February 24th, 2009, 12:05 am

Isn't "Girl in a Blue Dress" the story of Charles Dickens' wife, Catherine? I think it was longlisted for the Booker Man awards last year.

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Post by Margaret » Tue February 24th, 2009, 2:59 am

That's the one.
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Post by Vanessa » Tue February 24th, 2009, 9:01 am

It's on my TBR pile, too.
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