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Death in Venice

by Thomas Mann

A Review

‘Cases of recovery were rare; eighty out of a hundred of those infected died, and in a horrid way, for the disease struck with savagery and often presented itself as the most severe “dry form”.’ 853 more words

Book Review

April Wrap-Up and May TBR

Hi everyone! I’m embarrassingly late on this post. How is May already flying by? Here’s my big reading plans this month. I need to catch up on my goals before July ;) 405 more words

The Classics Club

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


April Reflections

April flew by so quickly this year! We continued to have record-breaking rains here in the Pacific Northwest throughout the month, but the temperatures moderated and there were days when we could finally get out in the garden and start cleaning up after such a long winter. 197 more words


My Classics Spin Book: The Luck of the Bodkins

The latest Spin hosted by the Classics Club brought me The Luck of the Bodkins by P. G. Wodehouse. The first word that comes to mind when trying to describe this book is “silly.” That is both good and bad, depending on what you are looking for. 468 more words


The Moorland Cottage

The Moorland Cottage, by Elizabeth Gaskell, begins with a lengthy and beautifully detailed description of the countryside location of the cottage where Maggie Browne and her brother, Edward, grew up.   751 more words