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Anddd on to Villete by Charlotte Bronte! This Penguin Clothbound Classic artwork is beautiful and I hope the story lives up to the cover 😊

Daily Inspiration

It has taken two weeks but I FINALLY finished The Tenant of Wildfell Hall and this quote about sums up my feelings for it 🙃 Don’t get me wrong, it’s well written and generally interesting but it could have been about 100 pages shorter and the story would still be intact (maybe even better). 85 more words

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'North and South' by Elizabeth Gaskell

I last read this book when I was doing my English degree at University. At that time, the classics were my ‘thing’, indeed I’d spent my teenage years devouring the classics and, such was my love of them, it’s mostly why I went on to study English. 915 more words


Finally finished Jane Eyre and now on to The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Charlotte’s sister, Anne Bronte! I loveeeddd Jane Eyre and I hope I like the other Bronte books just as well! 56 more words

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Alice in Wonderland: Lewis Carroll

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass

I decided to have a little trip down memory lane a couple of weeks ago and picked up a copy of probably one of the most prolific children’s books in the world. 299 more words


Book Review: The Blazing World and Other Writings by Margaret Cavendish

Title: The Blazing World and Other Writings 
Author: Margaret Cavendish
Genre: Classics / Science Fiction 
Date: 1994 (1666)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages: 272
Started: 2nd May 2017… 1,018 more words