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In the course of narrowly escaping death in an 1865 train wreck and trying to rescue fellow passengers, Dickens encounters a ghoulish figure named Drood, who had apparently been traveling in a coffin. 538 more words

Book Review

Flaubert's Parrot by Julian Barnes

Time to mix things up.

I made the mistake of reading this book before I read Madame Bovary. It does not make a huge amount of sense without having some familiarity with Madame Bovary. 143 more words


Ta-ray- ta-rah! Boom!

Second semester’s here and you know what that means, right?

You guessed it: rehearsals for the annual high school musical have begun! This year’s production is “ 164 more words


A Dickens of a Dud

There is something altogether fascinating about the Victorian era. It has come to be known as a time of refined sensibilities, straitlaced moralism and restrained romanticism as depicted in the works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Anthony Trollope and the Bronte sisters. 1,102 more words

Las Cruces


مشکلات کے حل کیلئے دروہر وقت درود زبان پر رکھیں خواہ کیسی ہی مشکل ہو آسان ہو جائے گی، درود پاک کتاب آب کوثر میں لکھا ہے

الاٰھم صل علی سیدنا محمد نور والہ


For Your Perusal: 50 Books for 2014

I committed to read fifty books for 2014. (That means at least a book per week, Lord have mercy).

I have just finished reading Drood. It’s a fictional account of the behind the scenes of the unfinished novel of Charles Dickens  32 more words