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Each one in our collection of fifty-four books is intelligent
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choice for reading groups.
for the winter
Lady Rose and Mrs Memmary
by Ruby Ferguson
They Can't Ration These by Vicomte de Mauduit
titles include novels, short stories, diaries and cookery books.
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Quarterly No. 24
contains details of our Winter 2004 books
Rose and Mrs Memmary by Ruby Ferguson and They
Can't Ration These by Vicomte de Mauduit.
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