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Fall Reading List

Novels in my Sem-III M.A. syllabus. Well, Mansfield Park isn’t included directly, another text talks about it.

Looking forward to review some of these. Excited! :D… 11 more words

"Beauty is the promise of happiness"

“Beauty is the promise of happiness”

— Stendhal (aka Marie-Henri Beyle), French, writer

Writer

Was Barry Lyndon a Great Film?

Barry Lyndon came out in 1975. It was a Kubrick film, but it didn’t look like one. it was unlike the one that came before (A Clockwork Orange) and the one that came after (The Shining). 621 more words

Films

Books, Marquis del Dongo at Waterloo

From “The Paradox of History” by Chiaromonte, , the first essay entitled “Fabrizio at Waterloo” – a discussion of Stendhal.

On 8 March, 1815, having just learned of Napoleon’s return from Elba, the seventeen year old hero of… 228 more words

Books

Reading/Have Read/Should Write About

From bottom to top:

I had to go hunt through the house for the trio of Hildafolk comics by Luke Pearson because my kids keep swapping them around. 639 more words

Books

What book have you started the most times without ever finishing?

What book have you started the most times without ever finishing?

I asked this question on Twitter a few days ago (and then asked it a few more times, probably annoying some of the nice people who follow me), and I’ll write a bit about some of the responses later this week. 837 more words

Books