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The Bronte Myth by Lucasta Miller

(Recently I read The Bronte Myth by Lucasta Miller, and wrote this. It’s a review mixed in with ramblings of my personal history with the Bronte sisters.) 1,181 more words

Book Review

Things Fall Apart - Chinua Achebe

Familiarity Level: Revisiting

What a freakin’ great book. Ok, let me back up.

A cultural note: Achebe is Nigerian. This novel was published in 1958. … 558 more words

Keeping It Real

Exploring Classic Children's Series: Betsy-Tacy and Anne of Green Gables

For the Women’s Classics challenge, I’m exploring classic children’s books written by women.  In September I read two books, Betsy and Tacy Go Over the Big Hill… 960 more words


Summer, Edith Wharton (1917)

My Edition:
Title: Summer
Author: Edith Wharton
Publisher: Bantam
Device: Mass Market Paperback
Year: 1917
Pages: 205
For a plot summary

“She loved the roughness of the dry mountain grass under her palms, the smell of the thyme into which she crushed her face, the fingering of the wind in her hair and through her cotton blouse, and the creak of the larches as they swayed to it.” 777 more words


Lyrics From A Tale of Two Cities

About the farthest you can get from the vibe of Dickens’s novel while still citing it… 39 more words


“You shall walk up the pyramids of Egypt!” ~ Charlotte Brontë

These words were spoken by Mr. Rochester to Jane, when she said she was going to advertise for a new governess position. 51 more words