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science fiction (545), SF (544), fantasy (473), detective (403), children's (299), graphic novel (207), humour (185), superhero (181), comic book (160), horror (101), thriller (101), historical (63), pony (62), history (60), short stories (59), science fantasy (53), ancient history (49), translation (46), dark fantasy (45), autobiography (45), biology (45), tv tie-in (44), World War 2 (44), space opera (40), poetry (40), geography (39), photography (39), military history (37), x-men (35), guide book (33), drama (31), adventure (30), horses (29), science (29), Avengers (27), criticism (27), archaeology (25), alternate history (25), ellery queen (24), plays (23), film (23), discworld (23), batman (23), tv (23), dogs (22), art (22), anthropology (22), cats (22), literary criticism (21), fiction (21), Rome (20), spy fiction (20), thatcher (19), ancient Rome (19), war (19), school (19), evolutionary biology (18), the saint (18), movies (18), cosy (18), english history (17), evolution (17), campion (17), dictionary (17), ancient greece (17), HM (16), modesty blaise (16), romney marsh (16), radio (16), undercover war (16), satire (15), ancient persia (15), wolfe (15), Roman history (15), verse (15), cthulhu mythos (15), alleyn (15), biography (15), appleby (14), recipe book (14), Foreigner (14), dalziel and pascoe (13), Sherlock Holmes (13), green lantern (13), literary fiction (13), natural history (13), witchcraft (13), vorkosigan (12), television (12), flying (12), SOE (12), urban fantasy (12), (12), judge dee (12), myth (12), memoir (11), occult (11), essays (11), Meg Langslow (11), darkover (11), western (11), audley (11), wimsey (10), asey mayo (10), United Kingdom (10), language (10), talking animals (10), persia (10), punchbowl farm (10), episode guide (10), iron man (10), architecture (10), pastiche (10), linguistics (10), Biggles (10), cookery (10), fen (9), religion (9), Achaemenids (9), wycliffe (9), Thorndyke (9), Shakespeare (9), comedy (9), anthology (9), epic (9), vertigo (9), buffy (9), aircraft (9), greece (9), dalgliesh (9), riding (8), Elizabethan drama (8), Roman army (8), childe saga (8), SAS (8), dido twite (8), retief (8), USA (8), horse racing (8), crete (8), cognitive science (8), police procedural (8), animals (8), physics (7), english (7), ritual magic (7), flashman (7), chapbook (7), ancient egypt (7), english language (7), nightwing (7), geology (7), magic (7), elizabeth macpherson (7), ghost story (7), hunting (7), birds of prey (7), special forces (7), arthurian (7), legends (7), horse breeds (6), ancient greek (6), hooded swan (6), marlowe (6), wonder woman (6), swamp thing (6), geomorphology (6), modern (6), genetics (6), middle ages (6), fortune telling (6), the archers (6), rock music (6), reference (6), folklore (6), gardening (6), falconry (6), reviews (6), air (6), outsiders (6), the baroness (6), newspaper strip (6), wicca (6), constantine (5), letters (5), family saga (5), superman (5), medieval history (5), allegory (5), elseworld (5), fictional autobiography (5), tolkien (5), London (5), mythology (5), England (5), france (5), british history (5), Australia (5), black stallion (5), horsemanship (5), fan fiction (5), native american (5), botany (5), evolutionary psychology (5), china (5), lovejoy (5), Roman Britain (5), soap opera (5), JLA (5), sf (5), avengers (5), chick lit (4), tarot (4), marine biology (4), turing hopper (4), britain (4), craft (4), history of science (4), The Man from UNCLE (4), saga (4), conventions (4), romance (4), tragedy (4), philosophy (4), prehistory (4), Roman empire (4), vampires (4), four just men (4), daedalus (4), green arrow (4), newspaper columns (4), tyson (4), sociology (4), psychology (4), politics (4), museum catalogue (4), RAF (4), europe (4), quotations (4), gentleman thief (4), birds (4), ukiah oregon (4), minoan (4), anglo-saxons (4), family (4), blackshirt (4), egypt (4), dog breeds (4), new avengers (4), JLI (4), cyberpunk (4), 87th precinct (4), cartoons (4), Lord Darcy (4), persian history (4), questions (4), latin (4), engineering (4), mathematics (4), Nero Wolfe (4), dark ages (4), puzzles (3), aviation (3), fine art (3), sandman (3), hawking (3), martial arts (3), Captain Britain (3), purbright (3), dog shows (3), Ellie Simons (3), knitting (3), MI13 (3), dr fell (3), celtic (3), dog training (3), Roman republic (3), asraf bey (3), set design (3), military aircraft (3), fandom (3), techno thriller (3), maps (3), fictional biography (3), archers (3), crime (3), dinosaurs (3), falcons (3), zoos (3), greek history (3), captain america (3), novel (3), chrestomanci (3), horsemastership (3), cat breeds (3), local history (3), Cooking (3), weapons (3), encyclopedia (3), gay (3)
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Núvol d'etiquetes, Núvol d'autors, Mirall d'etiquetes
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Grups
S'ha unit
Oct 22, 2007
About My Library
This library has been collected over fifty years and is shared with my housemate and best friend. It reflects old and continuing passions, though it also contains something of everything – also that we are more interested in content than form, and believe that paperback fiction is better because it takes up less room. Cataloguing has only just begun but, eventually, will tell us how many thousand books and graphic novels we own.

There is a great deal of genre fiction, mainly science fiction, fantasy and classic detective, though there are also many historical novels and thrillers. This collection is weeded at regular intervals on the basis of "Are you going to read that again?". However, as we have very different tastes in all these genres, we still hold a lot of books that I hate, and equally many that my best friend hates. There is also a collection of classics, mainly written before 1600 and often in translation, and some modern literary novels, plays and poetry.

There is also a collection of children's books, which includes rare and first editions.

The collection of Graphic Novels and collected comic book editions reflects various periods of 'catching up' and the filling of gaps in a life of intermittent comic book collecting.

We also have a rather large collection of reference books for two people who are not academics. Of these, the largest numbers are on ancient history (centred on the Persian Empire, and on Rome from Scipio to Hadrian), the second world war (and, in particular, the undercover war in Europe), science (in particular biology and evolution), television and film, witchcraft and ritual magic, myth and religion and related topics, and domesticated animals, particularly horses, dogs, cats and falconry. However, there are very few subjects that we cannot reference from our library – if we can find the appropriate book!

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Chigwell, Essex, England
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