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Pride and Prejudice Book Review

‘Tis the season for vacations, and I am no exception to that rule. I just got home from vacation yesterday and I am still getting over jet lag, but I am so glad to be back(my bookshelf AND baking supplies are at home!). 797 more words

Classical Literature

Classical Literature

So, at present I’m still struggling along with Neil Gaiman’s American Gods (which, I have to add, is going on forever) but, thanks to a wonderful part of the internet known as Booktube, I’ve found a whole host of new bookishly-minded folk to increase my reading variety. 259 more words

Are the classics really “the noblest recorded thoughts of man”? (Walden 66)

“Men sometimes speak as if the study of the classics would at length make way for more modern and practical studies; but the adventurous student will always study classics, in whatever language they may be written and however ancient they may be. 260 more words

Thoreau

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Published in: 1818
Pages: 352
Edition read: E-Book

Description:
The story of one man’s ambition to create life, and how he lives with the terrible consequences of this passion and madness. 557 more words

Fantasy

Grimm's Fairy Tales by Jacob Grimm & Wilhelm Grimm

Published in: 1812
Pages: 132
Edition: E-Book

 

Description:
For almost two centuries, the stories of magic and myth gathered by the Brothers Grimm have been part of the way children—and adults—learn about the vagaries of the real world. 577 more words

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Emma by Jane Austen

Published in: 1815
Pages: 512
Edition read: E-book

Description: (from goodreads)
Beautiful, clever, rich – and single – Emma Woodhouse is perfectly content with her life and sees no need for either love or marriage. 726 more words

Classical Literature