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Thoughts While Reading Anna Karenina

I don’t feel equal to writing a coherent review of Leo Tolstoy’s epic. So forgive me for simply listing some of the thoughts I had while listening/reading. 1,860 more words


Austen in August 2017

Welcome to Austen in August! This reading event is hosted by Adam at Roof Beam Reader and involves reading, watching, and discussing Jane Austen throughout the month of August. 295 more words

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Book Review: The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie

Title: The Mysterious Affair at Styles
Author: Agatha Christie
Genre: Classics / Mystery
Date: 2004 (1920)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages: 304
Started: 18th June 2017
Completed: 22nd June 2017… 565 more words


Sense and Sensibility Review

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

Goodreads Summary: ‘The more I know of the world, the more am I convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. 404 more words

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Book Review: The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

Title: The Handmaid’s Tale
Author: Margaret Atwood
Genre: Classics / Science Fiction / Dystopia
Date: 2007 (1985)
Publisher: Vintage Books
Pages: 324
Started: 23rd June 2017… 856 more words


Lady Susan: Jane Austen’s Comedic Seductress

Once upon a time (in this particular case the 18th century) quite a few novels were written entirely as series of fictional letters. These were called epistolary novels. 687 more words


TBR Thursday 126... and Quarterly Round-Up

TBR Quarterly Report

At the New Year I added up the full extent of the horror of the TBR, including the bits I usually hide. So time for another count to see how I’m doing… 1,038 more words

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