An arrow to the heart for leap year day: Daniel Deronda

The divine Lucia buys her husband a suit

What would you do for money? Wings of the Dove

"You're welcome, black people": The Help

Dressing up for the big city: American Wife

Toffs and their sisters: Rachel Cusk

Anne Shirley's best dress: how it really is

Anne Shirley's best dress and how we picture it

Murder, masks and Venice: Carnevale today, Lent tomorrow

How to make a wedding miserable: Graham Greene

"You are still at the centre of the world": Frida Kahlo

What would you think if you read it not at age 16?: Holden Caulfield

An unlikely chronicler of women's fashions: Arnold Bennett

The groom's gift to the bride 2: Jane Eyre

The groom's gift to the bride: Dorothy L Sayers

Not romantic, not a makeover, but still a Valentine: The Eye of Love

Spoilt? Us?: A Little Princess

Male authors getting the details right: Brideshead

The Nut Tart: Miss Pym Disposes