My mum and dad kept this massive box of books from when I was a teenager (at least 10 years ago 😮) and yesterday they came back into my hands. It was glorious going through that box and I want to share with you, what I found and what I’ll be keeping for my shelves now.
This is my blast from the past book haul.
Misery; The Shining; Carrie by Stephen King. This is a great collection of three of Stephen King books all in one hardback. I read this when I was about 15 and it was an old second hand book then. Still it’s a great book and will look fantastic with my other Stephen Kings (you can never have to many). It’s a keeper.
Shakespeare Stories by Shakespeare (obviously) and illustrated by Michael Foreman. This is a collection of Shakespeare plays looks really good. I kinda remember it but not enough that I’m not excited to give this another read. Keep.
The Vicar of Dibley: The Complete Companion to Dibley by Richard Curtis and Paul Mayhew-Archer.I haven’t got the dust jacket to this so I’ve included the map from the inside cover. I was a massive Vicar of Dibley fan and well I still am. So I really want to read this again. Keep.
The Tiger in the Well by Philip Pullman. I’ve recently bought His Dark Materials and I’m excited to read that but this seems more of a historical murder mystery, I’m just not really interested in it. Unhaul.
Mysterious Christmas Tales & Haunting Christmas Tales by Gillian Cross, Susan Price and Robert Swindells. Me and my mum used to read these when I was younger. They were creepy and we love them. I have to keep these, just for sentimental reasons.
The Twelve Days of Christmas (Correspondence) by John Julius Norwich, illustrated by Quentin Blake. I got this for Christmas off my parents one year and it’s so cute. I’d like to hold on to this, read it at Christmas time. Keep.
Death of a Naturalist by Seamus Heaney.
Kid by Simon Armitage.
Crow by Ted Hughes.
The Waste Land and other Poems by T. S. Eliot.
High Windows by Philip Larkin.
The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum.
The Call of the Wild by Jack London.
The Happy Prince and other stories by Oscar Wilde.
The Lost World by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson.
RIP Van Winkle and other stories by Washington Irving.
Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery.
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe.
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland AND Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll.
The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas.
Thank you so much for reading 🙂