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The Bell Jar

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The Bell Jar

I’ve been meaning to read this for months. I’d been loaned a copy by a friend when I complained to her that I don’t read enough books written by women (which might not show so much in the reviews so far, but then, I have been trying to equalize my reading habits for some time now). 542 more words

Book Review

death & suicide

“The trouble about jumping was that if you didn’t pick the right number of stories, you might still be alive when you hit bottom.” ~Esther Greenwood, … 179 more words


The Bell Jar: Finding the Point of Getting Up in the Morning

So I’m back again with another book review and this one is one quite dear to me. I bought it purely because I had heard about it vaguely, I knew it was Sylvia Plath’s only novel and that it was very well reviewed by one or two of my friends (although not so by another). 1,246 more words