“But the sea would always be calling them” – my review of The Fortnight In September by R C Sherriff for the #PersephoneReadathon

I can’t believe how quickly the time has flown since the start of Jessie’s third Persephone Readathon and yet here we are at the end of it already.

From my recently acquired three Persephone books, I chose R C Sherriff’s The Fortnight in September. Published in 1931, this novel was well received at the time and continues to be a treasured read. I found it absolutely breathtakingly good. It might be one of the best books I have ever read.

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The Persephone Readathon #3 – woo hoo!

Starting today, Jessie over at Dwell in Possibility is hosting a Persephone Readathon. This gives me the perfect excuse to show off share a picture of my first Persephone acquisitions. I have read library copies of books from this publisher in the past and could not resist starting my own collection (more scope for meeting the one-in-one-out challenge set for me by my friend LizW!).

I recently had a very short visit to London, where I was able to squeeze in a trip to the Persephone shop. It was my intention mainly to look at and soak up all the gorgeousness of so many Persephones in one place, allowing myself the slight possibility of buying one title as a souvenir. But who was I kidding?!

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