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Review: The Odyssey - Homer

As anyone who follows this blog will know, I’m challenging myself this August with the Classical Read Along, hosted by the very lovely Jean over at… 731 more words


Bronte Question

I am nearly finished reading Charlotte Bronte’s Shirley. I knew I would love it, and I do. However, I have a question for any Bronte sister experts out there. 155 more words

Dracula and Horror

As some of you delightful readers may know, I spent this past semester studying abroad in Europe. I spent the first ten weeks in Italy, specifically in Florence. 980 more words


Love of Reading

So someone on that ever venerable website, Quora.com, asked me, and presumably others, “How do I become more observant?”

You know. As if people couldn’t figure that out by… … 882 more words

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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


Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

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

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