Volunteers’ Week: Read of the Week: The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy

This week’s Read comes recommended by Charlotte, Training and Support Lead for our Shared Reading North West Volunteers. She’s chosen Thomas Hardy’s The Woodlanders.

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Recommended Read: A Little, Aloud With Love #3

With Valentines creeping closer we’re taking up some suitably romantic weekend reading as recommended by Practice Mentor Amanda – Thomas Hardy’s Far From the Madding Crowd.

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Read of the Week: Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect by William Barnes

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This week’s Read is a collection of poetry, William Barnes’ Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect, as recommended by our Head of Reading Excellence, Kate.

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Find a Christmas gift for all at The Reader

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There’s no hiding from it anymore, Christmas is coming. But don’t panic, we’ve got bookish gifts all wrapped up!

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Introducing our Oxford World’s Classics library

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To celebrate our new partnership with Oxford University Press we have a Reader Story from a group enjoying one of our new Oxford World’s Classics.

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Introducing our Oxford World’s Classics library

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To celebrate our new partnership with Oxford University Press we have a Reader Story from a group enjoying one of our new Oxford World’s Classics.

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Featured Poem: A Thunderstorm in Town by Thomas Hardy

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Don’t imagine that this week’s choice of poem means we’re abandoning all hopes of summer, rather, let A Thunderstorm in Town to remind us of the rain’s sometime virtues… just in case.

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