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A Stuga On the Cusp of the Orust Riviera, tucked away next to a hobbit hole in the woods.

The Present Tense by Hilary Mantel

bookshelves: winter-20152016, jan-2016-litricher, published-2015, shortstory-shortstories-novellas, skoolzy-stuff
Recommended to Bettie☯ by: Laura
Read from January 02 to 03, 2016


Opening: ‘Today we are going to have a nice lesson,’ I say.

Twenty-nine faces, upturned: all dubious. I think, you don’t know how nice it will be, compared to the nasty lessons ahead. Next year is Cambridge Certificate, and we will have The Mill on the Floss till our brains bleed.

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