Article published on February 6, 2018.
Are you struggling to find a Valentine’s Day gift for the bookworm in your life? Fret not! The fine folks at Nudge have got you covered:
Pride and Prejudice Enamel Pin
This hard enamel pin with gold-plated outlines features a very cute representation of Pride and Prejudice. Similar style pins featuring representations of Emma and Sense and Sensibility are also available.
The Literary Gift Company £10.99
The Book of Love
A sumptuous collection of more than 100 romantic illustrations, “from the flirtatious to the kitsch, the charming to the ironic”.
British Library Shop £10.00
Book Lovers Never Go To Bed Alone Mug
Who doesn’t enjoy a nice double entendre with their morning coffee?
Drink Me Bubbles
A charming, Alice in Wonderland inspired bottle of Austrian Grüner Veltliner sparkling wine. It might not be able to change your size, but it certainly does taste good.
British Library Shop £17.00
A handmade silver ring featuring a daintily crafted book – more than fit to grace the finger of any book lover.
Plush Book Bouquet
This unusual bouquet features cuddly plush versions of nine classics, including Alice in Wonderland, The Wizard of Oz and Dracula.
ThinkGeek $19.99 (approx. £15.00)
Literary Love Stories Tea
This attractive set features loose leaf teas inspired by Pride and Prejudice, Wuthering Heights, Jane Eyre, Anna Karenina, The Great Gatsby and Romeo and Juliet.
Rosie Lea Tea £12.50
Mr Darcy’s Chocolate Pocket Watch
This finely crafted gentleman’s timepiece is available in milk, white or dark chocolate and it is covered with edible gold dust.
Josephine’s Chocolate £4.95
Shakespearean Love Mug
A good-sized mug featuring twenty-one quotes about love. (If you’re feeling brave, you could pair it with the Shakespearean Insults Mug.)
The Literary Gift Company £10.95
Beauty and the Beast Enchanted Rose Hand Cream
An adorably packaged rose-scented hand cream inspired by Beauty and the Beast.
Truffle Shuffle £6.99
Old Books Candle
Candles: The most socially acceptable way to enjoy the smell of old books.
Red Wedding Wine
The ideal Games of Thrones inspired accompaniment to a good meal (or even a nice massacre).
Cosy Night In Literary Hamper
This hamper contains all the goodies needed for a delightfully bookish evening. Choose one of nine classic books to while away an evening with.
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CLASSICS CORNER: Maurice by E.M. Forster
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