I hope you all enjoyed Book Month at The Arcade of Arts and Arcana. Just before we step into June and ponder a wealth of quirky Victoriana here is another enchanting glimpse into my album of Fairy images…
Sometimes you aren't after a big fantasy read. Sometimes you just want something gentle, and funny and a bit silly. Soulless was all that for me.
My friend gave me the best selling Soulless last year for my 21st, but my book backlist was so long, I never got around to reading it. I finally got around to it last month, and from the blurb my brother and I were were already laughing hard at;
If our adventures have whetted your appetite for all things Victorian, why not check out the diaries of Queen Victoria herself? They are just becoming available to read online, thanks to the work of the Royal Archives, the Bodleian Libraries and ProQuest. It's not every day you get to sneak a peek at a Queen's diary!