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Agatha Christie’s "Murder on the Orient Express"- book review

This is the first novel by Agatha Christie that I have ever read. ( I know, what have I been doing with my time….?)

I was drawn to this one not only by the knowledge of the recent Kenneth Branagh film adaptation, (which I have not seen) but also by the astonishing loveliness of the embossed Harper Collins cover. 167 more words

Hans Brinker

2018 Classics Challenge #3- A classic by a woman author

Hans Brinker (or The Silver Skates), by Mary Mapes Dodge

Hans Brinker (or The Silver Skates) 532 more words


Back to the Classics Challenge 2018

I was inspired by Jessie @Dwell in Possibility to take part in this year’s Back to the Classics Challenge.

It’s a challenge hosted by Karen @Books and Chocolate… 213 more words

The Classics Club Reading List

I decided to give the Classics Club a go.

I made a list of 50 + classics that I intend to read in the next 5 years. 456 more words


2017 Classics Challenge Wrap Up

2017 comes to an end- and so does the 2017 Classics Challenge.  I’ve read and reviewed all my books, and now for the wrap-up.

  1. A 19th century classic: Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens.
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Challenge #4: The Pensees, by Pascal

Challenge #4: A Classic in Translation- The Pensees, by Pascal (translated by J.M. Cohen)

I remember learning about Pascal in a high school text book, … 622 more words


Challenge #10: Rob Roy

Challenge# 10- A classic set in a place you’d like to visit: Rob Roy, by Sir Walter Scott

I remember finding Rob Roy at a little local coffee/used book shop.   939 more words