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.

Maxwell’s Ghost. An Epilogue to Gavin Maxwell’s Camusfearna, by Richard Frere

When I was a child, about 11 years old, I remember exactly where I was and how I felt when I first read Gavin Maxwell’s Ring Of Bright Water. I … Continue reading

February 1, 2013 · 31 Comments

This Week on Vulpes Libris

“The past”, wrote L P Hartley, “is a foreign country: they do things differently there”.  And the past is very much where we’re headed  this week on Vulpes Libris:  from … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

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