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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

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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

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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 Waterstone’s in pre-travel mania mode

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

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The Classics Club - Classics Spin #9...the results are in...

The Results are in…

Last week I posted the 20 books that I had randomly selected for Classics Club Spin #9 – with the purpose of me picking up a book that had been on my Classics Challenge list that I was hesitant to read (although when it comes to classics in general, I sometimes struggle with them). 186 more words

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The Poor Mouth by Flann O'Brien

Over the weekend I finished the first of my Reading Ireland books, The Poor Mouth by Flann O’Brien. Reading Ireland is an incentive for the month of March hosted by… 410 more words

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The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot

When I commenced on a classics challenge this year, George Eliot was one author I was determined to read. I’ve read at least some of the works by the other major 19th century female writers but had never really explored Eliot. 483 more words

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