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Quick Review: We Have Always Lived in the Castle - Shirley Jackson

1962.
Penguin Books, 2010.
ISBN: 978-0-141-19499-8

“We are on the moon at last”

This book had been on my list to read for ages but this month it came up for a book club so I thought, “now is the time!” I’m glad it was because this book is really great. 330 more words

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#3. Mother Goose and Lear’s Book of Nonsense

“The time has come,” the Walrus said, “To talk of many things: Of shoes–and ships–and sealing-wax– Of cabbages–and kings”

Recently, I took part in two very different but also very similar girls’ get-togethers. 1,257 more words

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The Bennet parents: A rant

This post was written as a part of my Pen to Paper Challenge for September 2016. This challenge raises money for the Sydney Story Factory which provides writing classes and workshops for young marginalised writers. 1,494 more words

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Rereading Austen: Pride and Prejudice

This post was written as a part of my Pen to Paper Challenge for September 2016. This challenge raises money for the Sydney Story Factory which provides writing classes and workshops for young marginalised writers. 1,397 more words

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Rereading Austen: Sense and Sensibility

This post was written as a part of my Pen to Paper Challenge for September 2016. This challenge raises money for the Sydney Story Factory which provides writing classes and workshops for young marginalised writers. 1,959 more words

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Quick Review: Metamorphosis and Other Stories - Franz Kafka

Metamorphosis originally published 1915

Penguin Classics, 2010

ISBN: 978-0-141-19483-7

“How about if I sleep a little bit longer and forget all this nonsense.” 201 more words

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#1. To Kill a Mockingbird

“I could not remember not being able to read hymns. Now that I was compelled to think about it, reading was something that just came to me, as learning to fasten the seat of my union shirt without looking around, or achieving two bows from a snarl of shoelaces. 930 more words

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