A collective of bibliophiles talking about books. Book Fox (vulpes libris): small bibliovorous mammal of overactive imagination and uncommonly large bookshop expenses. Habitat: anywhere the rustle of pages can be heard.
This week VL takes on a lofty air as we dive into words, both the use of them in a technical way and the use of them by Masters of writing. We feature two beloved authors, Jane Austen and Agatha Christie, but from a slightly different angle than usual. And then there’s Friday’s cryptic post. We hope you’ll enjoy our high-brow offerings this week.
Monday- Hilary’s contribution to the What I Did On My Holidays theme revolves around Jane Austen and Chawton.
Wednesday- Kate revels in A is for Arsenic. The Poisons of Agatha Christie, by Kathryn Harkup.
Friday- Moira reviews a book written by three lexicographers about the words used by a fourth lexicographer …
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