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The Classics Challenge

Nov. 13

Do you remember your favorite book in high school? Was it The Old Man and the Sea? Perhaps you had a fondness for… 982 more words


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The Beautiful Cassandra by Jane Austen

‘She has many rare and charming qualities, but Sobriety is not one of them.’
A selection of Austen’s dark and hilarious early writings – featuring murder, drunkenness, perjury, theft, poisoning, women breaking out of prison, men forging wills and babies biting off their mothers’ fingers… 318 more words


Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell

Ruth Hilton is an orphaned young seamstress who catches the eye of a gentleman, Henry Bellingham, who is captivated by her simplicity and beauty. When she loses her job and home, he offers her comfort and shelter, only to cruelly desert her soon after. 556 more words


2015 Classics Challenge: The Last Unicorn

I have been dying to read The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle since I found out it was, in fact, a book. As you may recall, I rather enjoyed The Last Unicorn animated movie when I was young. 156 more words


A Passage to India by E.M Foster

Set in British Imperial India in the early 20th century, the story notionally centers around an incident in the Marabar Caves involving Miss Quested, a young British woman new to India, and Dr Aziz, an Indian doctor working for the British. 464 more words


2015 Classics Challenge: Emma on Audiobook

I have fallen so far behind in the Classics Challenge, it’s not even funny. I started the year with Jane Austen’s Emma. I have seen every single movie and television version of this book. 109 more words

46. Earthly Powers, by Anthony Burgess

first published: 1980

edition: Vintage Classics edition, 2004

provenance: purchased from Waterstoneโ€™s in pre-travel mania mode

read: early April 2015, on various trains between London and Hampshire… 1,593 more words