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Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina was my Classics Club spin book, and given its length I decided to read it straight away. Having never read Tolstoy before, I wasn’t sure what to expect but I was pleasantly surprised at how readable this classic is and I got in to it fairly easily although some perseverance is needed due to its length. 645 more words


A Book Tag: Emoji Tag

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The LOVELY Alicia from #LoveBooks has nominated me to do the emoji tag. I’m so excited do this (thank you so much for nominating me, Alicia!!!). 399 more words

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A Literal Reprieve

I have nurtured you for the last six weeks, gazing at you and your little penguin icon: its symbol the promise of my re-education.

We had our first encounter in high school. 164 more words


Anna Karenina

Today I will me telling all about one of my favorite books ever! Anna Karenina. This book I came across after I watched the 1948 movie version with… 236 more words


Going for the chop: My Favourite Literary Haircuts

There’s a significant moment in ‘The Lowlands’ when Gauri cuts her hair, symbolising (amongst other things) her determined dissociation from her Indian past. It made me realise how much I love a good literary hair-cut – that photo-op moment for so many heroines over the years. 732 more words

Anna Karenina

Book Review: Anna Karenina

Reading this book has been something of a long-term literary project for me: after picking up a copy of it back in 2011, I attempted many times to get past the first few chapters, but failed time and time again. 938 more words



Monday 21 September 2015

I have had to do a bit of reshuffling with my reading priorities due to external pressures with work, wedding / honeymoon planning etc. 138 more words

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