Reacting to ‘Fanny Hill or Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure’

I should have clocked on that this was erotic fiction by the title alone. In all my Catholic school innocence, I thought that this would be an interesting glimpse into the life of a 18th Century lady of leisure and woman of pleasure. Refined, genteel, with a little about embroidery and perhaps one steamy sexual… Read More Reacting to ‘Fanny Hill or Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure’

Book Haul!

Walking past a charity bookshop without buying anything is not one of my skills. I have no self-restraint, and will probably regret spending so much money on books once I’m living away from home as a penniless student, eating cereal for every meal and without the money to turn the heating on. The Eye in… Read More Book Haul!