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Crowvus Classics Reviews

I've just got back from a book sale at the local church. They do one every now and then and I like to go and buy some children's books for my classroom. Today was great - there were loads of Horrid Henry and Horrible History books, both of which they love.

There were also quite a few adult classic books. Books like "The Woman in White" by Wilkie Collins and "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austin. I said to my sister that it was a shame because I don't review books that everyone in the literary world has heard of! I like to review newish books, and particularly books by self-published authors or independent publishers.

In reply, my sister suggested a Crowvus Classics series. So here we go:

Classic books that I have read and enjoyed.

Posted on the first Saturday of every month.

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