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The Satires and Epistles of Horace and Persius: Translated and Introduced by Niall Rudd

I’m very fascinated by Greco-Roman literature but haven’t posted a lot of material on it as yet. Hopefully, I will, in the future. I would like to begin with  904 more words

Art

R & R Books, Stroud

R & R Books in Stroud is a second-hand bookshop which sells a large range of used and pre-owned books. These book collections include genres such as Mind and Spirit, History, Philosophy, and Children’s. 121 more words

Bookshops

Review: East of Eden by John Steinbeck

I realise I’m going to take a lot of smack from many friends for my low rating of this novel….but it really just isn’t the book for me. 272 more words

Fiction

War and Peace Read-a-long

During June and July, I have undertaken the Herculean task of reading War and Peace by Count Leo Tolstoy.  Outside of Turgenev, I have never read a piece of Russian literature, but was compelled to read this massive tome when I learned of the War and Peace Read-a-long created and hosted by two BookTubers who I greatly admire: Ange of… 137 more words

Anthony Briggs

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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