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The breakup

It is not you, it is me…

it is not the words you use, nor the overly fastidious way in which every action is depicted, or the fact that no matter how much I try, the story is just NOT grabbing at me. 222 more words

Book Choice

What did classical literature ever do for you?

This is a follow on from a guest blog post by Mariella Hunt over on www.brettmichaelorr.com about Classical Literature. I had some subsequent conversation with the two of them on on the subject via Twitter and it got me thinking a few things. 546 more words

Random Thoughts

Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon

Published in: 1862
Pages: 480
Edition read: E-book

Book description:
Miss Lucy Graham is a newcomer to the parish of Audley. She may be an impoverished governess, but she is also kind, and ineffably beautiful. 455 more words


The Epic of Gilgamesh Translated by Benjamin R. Foster

I read The Epic of Gilgamesh. It’s for school. Not even going to comment on this because everyone reads this for school.

Book Review

The Bible as Literature - as Good as the Classics?

There are books we read and then there are great works of literature, even “classics” which move, teach and inspire us with profound and brilliant writing. 890 more words


I have never been one to delve into what people call “the classics”. And it mostly has been because the subjects of those books not usually appeal to me… So, it was with curiosity and somewhat excitement that I started with… 175 more words

The Challenge

Book Discussion: Classics

During your time at school, you probably read a few classical books. Personally, I read Lord of the Flies, Of Mice and Men and Romeo and Juliet.  234 more words

Book Discussion