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Classics Club Event Call - October & November

If you are hosting anything for The Classics Club community in the coming weeks, please give a shout out below with the name of the event, the dates, a link (either to the event, or your blog), and any special rules. 206 more words

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Book Corner: What are you reading today?

Here’s a space to tell the club what you’re currently reading. You’re welcome to use the comments below.

No pressure, of course! But if you’re feeling social, here’s a space to tell us about your latest classic. 33 more words

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Review: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer – by Mark Twain:

Synopsis: An idyllic snapshot of a boy’s childhood along the banks of the Mississippi River, Twain’s The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is the author’s work that comes closest to his boyhood experiences of growing up in Hannibal in the 1840s. 361 more words

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The Phantom of the Opera

I choose The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux as the first book to read off my Classics Club book list for one simple reason. 1,246 more words

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Completed: The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings
J.R.R. Tolkien
1954-56, England

At first the beauty of the melodies and the interwoven words in the Elven-tongue, even though he understood them little, held him in a spell, as soon as he began to attend to them.

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The Classics Club - September 2014 Meme

The Classics Club moderators are really pushing us out of our comfort zone this month and I’m enjoying it, even if I can’t think of a great answer outside of the excellent example they provide! 372 more words

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The Classics Club: The Three Musketeers

During August I spent two wonderful weeks on holiday in France. The first week in the mountain towns of the Midi-Pyrénées and the second week on the edge of Lac d’Annecy in Haute-Savoie. 673 more words

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