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Group Check-In #13 - December 2014

Hi Clubbers! How’s the reading going? Check in with the group below!

Tell us about your project — or you! Introduce yourself. Chat.

Tell us what you’ve read, how you’re feeling about your progress, how much you love the classics or the community — any struggles, a favorite read so far. 221 more words

Classic Literature

North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell

“Looking back upon the year’s accumulated heap of troubles, Margaret wondered how they had been borne. If she could have anticipated them, how she would have shrunk away and hid herself from the coming time!

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Children's Classics - A Personal History

Inspired by The Classics Club December Question:

Let’s talk about children’s classics! Did you read any classic works as a child? What were your favorites?

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Classic Children's Literature

The Classics Club December Meme

     The Classics Club December Meme was posted a few days ago and this one sounds like fun. I’m actually not sure if I’ve ever answered one the monthly memes before but I guess there’s a first time for everything and this is a particularly good time to do one, considering it will be the last one of the year! 867 more words

War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells

“For a time I believed that mankind had been swept out of existence, and that I stood there alone, the last man left alive.”

The War of the Worlds…

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In which I speak at length of my childhood literary favourites.

I realise that in my new avatar I am as yet to join The Classics Club. However, I would love to answer their question for this month, and so I am going ahead. 1,299 more words

Journal Entries

the classics club update

So basically I’m not reviewing books anymore because turns out I suck at them because I am overly optimistic and literally just rave about them even when they are not my favorite. 84 more words