Last week, I read and reviewed The Bronte Plot by Katherine Reay. In reading the book and writing the review, I got to thinking. So much of the backbone of the book focuses around the lives and works of the Bronte sisters (thus the title), and while I really enjoyed reading it, I felt at such a disadvantage because I’ve never read anything by any of the Brontes. 525 more words
Tags » Classic Lit.
Chronicle of a Death Foretold Review
We have a choice about how we tell sad stories; this choice creates the defining line between works which discuss a tragic happening and works that can be fundamentally defined as tragedies. 980 more words
When I think of novels that I have previously read I always find my way back to the classics. I guess it is because I spent four years in college getting a BA in English – Creative Writing and all I did was read classic novels, but for some reason they seem to stick longer than most contemporary novels now a days. 585 more words
“That’s the most depressing book.”
A tall, swim-suit sporting man shouted at me as he sauntered over to the pool’s towel stand. He clearly cross-fitted. #ThoseAbs. 1,072 more words