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The Folio Book of Card Games (2009) 110 eksemplarer
The Folio Book of Short Novels (1995) 77 eksemplarer
The Folio Christmas Book (2000) 71 eksemplarer
Rulers of the Ancient World (1995) 47 eksemplarer
The Folio Diary 2008 (2007) 31 eksemplarer
The Folio Diary 2009 (2008) 29 eksemplarer
The Folio Diary 2010 (2009) 26 eksemplarer
The Folio Humour Diary 2002 (2001) 25 eksemplarer
The Folio Diary 2011 (2010) 22 eksemplarer
The Folio Diary 2006 (2005) 21 eksemplarer
The Folio Diary 2007 (2006) 21 eksemplarer
The Folio Classical Diary 2003 (2002) 20 eksemplarer
The Folio Diary 2012 (2011) 17 eksemplarer
The Folio Diary 2005 (2004) 16 eksemplarer
The Folio Diary 2004 (2003) 16 eksemplarer
The Apocrypha (2005) 15 eksemplarer
The Folio Diary 2014 (2013) 12 eksemplarer
The Folio Diary 2013 (2012) 12 eksemplarer
The Folio Diary 2015 7 eksemplarer
The Folio Diary 2016 (2015) 7 eksemplarer
EGYPT REVEALED Folio Society (1997) 6 eksemplarer
Henry VIII, The Folio Society (2004) 5 eksemplarer
The Folio Diary 2018 5 eksemplarer
Folio Society Address Book (2010) 5 eksemplarer
MEDIEVAL WOMEN Folio Society (2002) 4 eksemplarer
The Folio Diary 2017 4 eksemplarer
Folio Diary 2020 4 eksemplarer
Folio Diary 2019 4 eksemplarer
The Folio Society 2017 (2016) 3 eksemplarer
The Folio Diary 2023 3 eksemplarer
The Folio Diary 2020 2 eksemplarer
ALEXANDER THE GREAT Folio Society (1997) 2 eksemplarer
The Folio Diary 2021 2 eksemplarer
Folio Diary 2021 2 eksemplarer
Folio Diary 2 eksemplarer
The Folio Diary 1994 (1993) 2 eksemplarer
Folio Diary 2017 1 eksemplar
Folio Diary 2015 1 eksemplar
Folio Diary 2021 1 eksemplar
Folio Diary 2020 1 eksemplar
Folio Diary 2022 1 eksemplar
Folio Diary 2018 1 eksemplar
Folio Diary 2020 1 eksemplar
Fifty Love Poems 1 eksemplar
Folio Diary 2019 1 eksemplar
FOLIO WINTER 1985. (1985) 1 eksemplar
Famous Trials. 1 eksemplar
FOLIO SOCIETY DIARY 2008 (2007) 1 eksemplar
Into the Unknown. 1 eksemplar

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I picked up this Folio Society book earlier this year at a used book shop and have been saving it for the Christmas Season.

Last night I read The Kit Bag by Algernon Blackwood (1869-1951) right before I went to bed, giving me extra points in the Stupid Things to Do category. This short but undeniably creepy story brought to my mind the scarier X-Files and Dr. Who episodes I've seen. It relied on what you don't see, or only see out of the corner of your eye, to scare the bejeezus out the reader and for this sissified reader, it worked perfectly.

I re-read three stories for this Christmas season:

Afterward by Edith Wharton: I’m not actually sure why this story is included; it must take place during Christmas, but the holiday is not even a bit player in drama. But it is a great ghost story; the subtle kind that creeps up on both the characters and the reader, so that it isn’t until Afterward that you know you’ve been haunted at all.

When Satan Goes Home for Christmas by Robertson Davies: Not quite a ghost story but come on, it’s Satan. And it’s a funny and oddly touching story in the most unexpected ways.

The Shop of Ghosts by G.K. Chesterton: This is a short one that starts off rather heartbreakingly, but ends not only with hope, but left me chuckling as well. A masterful reminder that there truly is nothing new under the sun.

There are so many others I’d like to re-read this season, and I might, but with my to-do list being as long as anyone else’s this time of year, I’m calling it read and again recommend this for anyone who would enjoy an excellent collection of ghostly holiday cheer.
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murderbydeath | 1 anden anmeldelse | Jan 17, 2022 |
Call of the Wild - Jack London

Civilised he could have died for moral considerations...

but the completeness of his decivilisation was now evidenced by his ability to flee from the defence of a moral consideration and so save his hide...

In short, the things he did were done because it was easier to do t them than not do them.
MichaelODonoghue | May 20, 2014 |
I didn't use the diary. I've saved it for the pictures inside.
gordonkeller | Jun 3, 2012 |
Short stories from a variety of authors, some more famous than others; entertaining, not very scary, the overall flavour being of Victorian spiritualism.
denmoir | 1 anden anmeldelse | Jan 12, 2012 |


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