Vulpes Libris

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.

Two novelists on novelists: Jane Austen, by Margaret Kennedy; The Brontës, by Phyllis Bentley

When I reviewed Margaret Kennedy’s wonderful novel Troy Chimneys I noted her incursions into the world of Jane Austen and her clever use of a contemporary reader’s opinion of her. … Continue reading

September 27, 2013 · 5 Comments

Troy Chimneys, by Margaret Kennedy

Troy Chimneys is a novel I have loved from the very first time I read it. It has taken me a long time to decide to review it here. I … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · 11 Comments

Coming Up on Vulpes Libris

Some of us Foxes are basking in real summer weather for once – you know – sunshine, warmth, windows open, sitting outside, ice cream – that sort of thing. Three … Continue reading

July 14, 2013 · 2 Comments



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  • (The header image is from Aesop's Fables, illustrated by Francis Barlow (1666), and appears courtesy of the Digital and Multimedia Center at the Michigan State University Libraries.)