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Challenge: Women’s Classic Literature Event (October)

Hello my fellow bookworms and classic lovers, it is time for the fourth check-in for The Women’s Classic Literature Event. Since the July check-in I have read: 203 more words


[War and Peace, Book 11]: A Review

I am so excited to review book 11 of War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy today. First, because this is the last long book of the novel. 614 more words


Review: Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh

Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh, Popular Penguins Paperback, 1930, 189p.

2.5 stars.

Evelyn Waugh’s second novel is a difficult book for me to review. I have little exposure to comedy texts, of either modern or classic authors, and so sometimes I was frustrated by… 436 more words


The Classics Club: Spin # 14

My first spin didn’t go quite as planned. Given two months to complete your selected classic, I completely guffawed the process thinking “I don’t even need ONE month”. 454 more words

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Group Check-In #21 - October 2016

Hi Clubbers! How’s the reading going? Check in with the group below!

Tell us about your project — or you! Introduce yourself. Chat.

Tell us what you’ve read, how you’re feeling about your progress, how much you love the classics or the community — any struggles, a favorite read so far. 221 more words


Review: The Red and the Black

Title: The Red and the Black

Author: Stendhal

Handsome, ambitious Julien Sorel is determined to rise above his humble provincial origins. Soon realizing that success can only be achieved by adopting the subtle code of hypocrisy by which society operates, he begins to achieve advancement through deceit and self-interest.

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TBR Thursday 98...

Episode 98…

The TBR continues to hover in roughly the same position – this week, up 1 to 178. But I’m sure it’s going to start dropping dramatically any time now… I feel it in my bones… 697 more words

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