Headlong Hall / Nightmare Abbey - Thomas Love Peacock Reviews
Description:ISBN 0543896420 / Author: Thomas Love Peacock / Genre: Classic Literature / These two novels contain characters who are either ... more
Headlong Hall / Nightmare Abbey - Thomas Love Peacock ... representative types, or thinly veiled caricatures of Peacock's contemporaries, who gather in country houses to eat, drink and discuss. These tales poke fun at contemporary attitudes and ideas, such as the Romantic literary movement.
Newest Review: ... did Tarzan go about expressing the same emotion? Tarzan love Jane. My explaining that should allow you to work out that the ... more
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by - written on 17/08/01, updated on 17/08/01 (Very useful, 346 readings)
Dubious disciple of Tarzan expresses proud ornithophilia (6,4,7). I'm no good at cryptic crosswords. I'd like to think this is because I didn't do them as a kid, but then I never felt any inclination to do them as a kid and where there's no inclination, there's often no ability. Either way, it's a pity, because cryptic crosswords can be great fun. The fun lies in playing with words and ideas in a not very serious way. Rather like reading the books of the writer this review is about. His name is concealed in the cryptic clue above. If you haven't worked it out, don't worry, because I wouldn't have either if I ... Read the complete review
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