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Saturday, 10 November 2018

#Unboxing Reading In Heels Subscription Box - November 2018

Time to look away if you're subscribed to the fabulous Reading In Heels as I just received their November box full of more treats!  

So here's a look at what I've got to enjoy this month!

Nemi Chai Tea
 A London based company @nemiteas

Honeyrose Bakery Brownie@HoneyroseBakery
Yum, Yum and Yum again! This may have already been scoffed!!

Korres Bergamot and Jasmine Body Milk@KORRESuk
This smells amazing and I can't wait to use it!

Bespoke Postcards
 These are fabulous with literary quotes on them! 


And the book for this month is

States of Passion by Nihad Sirees

'Captivating' - Observer

The world is so strange, The strangest things are the stories you overhear.

When a hapless bureaucrat finds himself stranded in the countryside during a raging storm, he seeks refuge in a grand yet isolated mansion, inhabited by only an elderly gentleman and his unwelcoming servant.

The tale of family secrets he encounters while sheltering there begins with a faded photograph in yellowed newspaper, of a beautiful woman stepping off a train at Aleppo station many years ago. It transports him to Syria's golden age, to the heart of the mysterious, unconventional banat al-ishreh – the infamous women who live, dance and play music together – and into a tangled web of forbidden love.

States of Passion is a beautifully spun, playful novel about what it means to live within a memory of the past - and about the many faces of a city that might have been.

Sounds just like my kind of book! Have you read it? Interested to hear from people who have!


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