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The Moonstone (Wilkie Collins)

This book was first published in 1868 and is often considered to be the first whodunnit novel. It’s the story of the theft of a precious and cursed Indian diamond, the Moonstone, from the room of a young lady, Rachel Verinder, on the very day she inherited it. 443 more words


Something That Probably Shouldn't Be a First

I finished book #76 tonight and it was a classic that I probably should have read already, but it was never assigned and I’ve never been too focused on regional classics, plus I am the least informed about/interested in (no offense) the south. 566 more words


Midday Confessions

I talked a bit ago about “classics,” and how some believe if you haven’t read them, you’re not properly a part of fandom, or some such silliness. 478 more words

I’m just going to go ahead and accept that I tend to have lukewarm feelings for classic literature. This novel was no exception. Though I did enjoy a great many things uttered by Lord Henry: 128 more words


Currently Reading

Candide is this weeks set text for my university course and I have to say I am thoroughly enjoying it! This has thought me that reading classics isn’t as hard as you think! 10 more words


Reread 2015

Wuthering Heights
Author: Emily Brontë
First Published: 1847
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Rating: ★★★★☆
Summary: Wuthering Heights is a wild, passionate story of the intense and almost demonic love between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff, a foundling adopted by Catherine’s father. 706 more words


Emma by Jane Austen – December Read-Along

Jane Austen’s Emma is blowing out 200 birthday candles this December and to celebrate, the lovely Dolce Bellezza has organized an Emma read-along for next month. 264 more words