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Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

The review contains a synopsis with some spoilers.

Jane Austen’s third novel deviates from the first two books quite dramatically, not only in the nature of her heroine, but also in her domestic position. 880 more words

Book Reviews

Clueless (1995)

The 1995 film Clueless, written and directed by Amy Heckerling, follows Cher – a rich high-school student played by Alicia Silverstone – as she tries to boost the popularity of new student Tai, actress Brittany Murphy. 176 more words

The 90's

Book Recommendations: Cozy Mysteries

I asked for some book recs on Twitter the other day, as I’ve gotten burnt out on too much YA (when all the protagonists start sounding alike and you want to shake them all for normal, teenage behavior, I think it’s a clue that it’s time for a break). 1,102 more words


‘If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more.’

-Jane Austen, Emma

A disturbance in the Force....

“I’m going to read this,” the father said, holding up the book.

His daughter stared at him. “You haven’t already?” she said, her disbelief radiating brightly. 332 more words


First Impressions

The journey from Bombay to JFK was exhausting to say the least. And I say journey and not flight because I want to include all the hours spent sleeping at Bombay airport waiting for a 4 am flight, the time spent at the over-crowded Dubai airport, then the tired hours on the almost-completely-deserted-and-very-suspiciously-so Milan airport, and finally then the time at baggage claim when the terror of lifting 23*4 kgs weighed on us more than the actual suitcases themselves. 407 more words