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      Something Wicked This Way Comes...   10/09/2019

      The Autumn Supporter Giveaway!       Welcome to the very first of the seasonal BCF supporter giveaways! This month also marks one year since I took on the forum, so I want to say an extra huge thank you to all of you for keeping this place going. I have a little bit more to say about that later but, for now, let's get to the giveaway!     The Autumn Giveaway winner will be getting two Penguin Little Black Classics, The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe and To Be Read At Dusk by Charles Dickens. Both of these little books contain three atmospheric short stories, perfect for autumnal evenings. The winner will also get Mary Shelley tea (a lavender and vanilla black tea) from Rosie Lea Tea's Literary Tea Collection (https://www.rosieleatea.co.uk/collections/literary-tea-collection) and a chocolate skull, to really get that spooky atmosphere .   and...   A special treat for a special month. The winner will choose one of the following recent paperback releases from the independent bookshop Big Green Bookshop:       The Wych Elm by Tana French A House of Ghosts by W.C. Ryan Melmoth by Sarah Perry The Familiars by Stacey Halls  The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White   The winner will be chosen via the usual random selection process in one week. Patreon supporters are entered automatically. If you aren't a patreon supporter but you'd like to join in with this giveaway, you can support here: https://www.patreon.com/bookclubforum.   I really hope you're all going to like this introduction to the seasonal giveaways. It's been a lot of fun to put together. Other chocolate skulls may have been harmed during the selection process…     

Ray Jikan

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About Ray Jikan

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  • Birthday 04/17/1990
  1. :sign0072: Hope you are having a great birthday!
  2. Favourite meal

    My favourite meal is Curry.
  3. Introduction

    thank you, and thanks to everyone that has replied!
  4. My favourite novel detective is probably Kate Atkinson's- Jackson Brody.
  5. Funny books

    I am currently reading Al Murray's (comedian) "Book of British Common Sense". It is funny and very witty. There are even lots of facts about Britain in it too, ones that I even never knew. There are jokes about the history and culture of Britain and other close countries too. It's a clever and humourous book.
  6. Introduction

    thank you for the greeting! The Japanese language is a very fun language to learn, and it is not as difficult as most people may think. It is definitely more easier to learn than the English language. Firstly, there are not as many words to use for just one simple phrase. The writing characters are also very confusing to look at and appear dreadful at a glance, but they are actually not that difficult to understand. The most difficult part is translating those characters into sounds, for example "Wa-ta-sh-i" and then translating that full word (Watashi) into English (meaning "I").
  7. The last DVD you watched? (Cont..)

    The last DVD that I watched was Fullmetal Alchemist.
  8. Introduction

    Hello community! As you may be well aware; I am a new member here. I am a person who interested in many things. I mainly like to draw, listen to music, and go outside. I love sitcoms and stand-up comedians as well as anime. I also like to read; books and manga. My favourite books are: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, and George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four. I am also currently learning the Japanese language; writing and speech. Anyway, I hope that I can settle into the community here.
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