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Review: Passage.

“‘…The only equal weapon I’ll ever have is my wits. But without knowing things, my wits are like a bow with no arrows. Don’t leave me disarmed.'” 411 more words

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159 Under the Tuscan Sun

“Tuscans are of this time; they simply have had the good instinct to bring the past along with them. If our culture says burn your bridges behind you—and it does—theirs says cross and recross.”

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The Journey Of One Hundred Books

I suppose if you’re going to have an addiction to something there are worse things to be addicted to than books.  I have been a book addict ever since I learned to read and Mom started taking me to the local library.  964 more words

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158 Brideshead Revisited: The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder

“When people hate with all that energy, it is something in themselves they are hating.”

Rise of Ryder. Fall of Flyte. What one has to do with the other, I’ve no idea, other than that Charles shagged Julia, and maybe Sebastian too.

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Review: The Book of Lies.

“Marcel woke the next morning in a forest shrouded in the silver robes of a fine mist. Others might have said it was beautiful the way the wisps of fog clung to the trees. 594 more words

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157 Pride and Prejudice

I wonder what a bitchfight between Jane Austen and Oscar Wilde would be like. Wilde of course is widely known for his outrageous witticisms. I didn’t know Austen can be just as witchy and crafty. 168 more words

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156 My Ántonia

“Those girls had grown up in the first bitter-hard times, and had got little schooling themselves. But the younger brothers and sisters, for whom they made such sacrifices and who have had ‘advantages,’ never seem to me, when I meet them now, half as interesting or as well educated.

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