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[Little Dorrit, Part 2]: A Review

Happy Monday, my friends!

I hope you had a fun weekend. We are back to our routines today and recovering from a busy, fun week. I’m so behind on reviews again (what is it about reviews that makes them easy to get behind on?) So here I am starting to long climb. 830 more words


Cien años de soledad, by Gabriel García Márquez

“The secret of a good old age is nothing more than a honest pact with solitude.” *

A Hundred Years of Solitude (Cien años de soledad) is Gabriel García Márquez’s masterpiece and quite probably the second most important novel written in the Spanish language. 953 more words


Completed: Lady Susan by Jane Austen

Lady Susan, The Watsons, Sanditon
Jane Austen
(England, c. 1794-1818)

It is a pity that Austen didn’t live to complete her final novel.

Although I picked… 689 more words


Goodbye May, Hello June 2018

Hello my fellow bookworms, I hope you are well? Happily, here in the UK, there have been many more days of sunshine to indulge in reading on the patio this month, as well as some spectacular thunderstorms! 492 more words


The Pilot and The Red Rover: James Fenimore Cooper’s love-letters to the sea

I’m going to knock two books off my Classics’s Club List in this post. They’re both written by James Fenimore Cooper (best known for The Last of the Mohicans… 955 more words


My favourite classic: Little Women

Hi all!

Today’s post is my response to the monthly meme of The Classics Club. They have been doing this meme thing on and off since they started their blog and they have just brought it back after a long hiatus. 499 more words


The Classics Club's Monthly Meme: May 2018

Happily, I can announce that The Classics Club are bringing back their monthly Classic Meme feature., which I thought was a great opportunity for clubbers to discuss and share all things Classics.  309 more words