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Tell me not that I am too late...

Between building work, my own illness and other people’s illness, the blog is suffering and I’m very sorry for this. I have been reading though (upside of having flu is there’s ample time to read) and I’m now on to… 24 more words

Book

Charlotte Brontë

Charlotte Brontë was born this day in 1816. She wrote one of my favourite novels Jane Eyre and it you haven’t read it please do so as it’s an absolute masterpiece. 30 more words

Lifestyle

Spring 2014 Reading Challenge: Day 14, A Farewell to Arms

Next on the Spring 2014 Reading Challenge is A Farewell to Arms, a 1929 novel by Ernest Hemingway. This novel is recognized as the work that solidified Hemingway’s writing career and made him one of the most celebrated authors of the twentieth century. 185 more words

Books

Why Literature Classes Don't Teach Writing

I have a Masters in English Writing, which required a total of six years of schooling to achieve. The point of all that schooling was to  1,444 more words

Writing

Week 16: The Great Gatsby

Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
Pages: 180
Days to finish: 2
Favourite Lines: “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” 185 more words

Books

Review of "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley

Frankenstein
by Mary Shelley

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As a lover of classic literature I’ve always meant to read this book! Sadly, it was a huge disappointment. I found the character of Dr. 167 more words

Bunny, Walk

Last week, my book choice was influenced by current events.  Gabriel Garcia Marquez made the news by being hospitalized.  So, I picked up One Hundred Years of Solitude… 367 more words