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Book 1, Chapters 7-13

So maybe it’s just that Eliot’s writing is an easier fit for my preferences, but this book is moving along well at the moment, and I’m enjoying it. 386 more words


Reading now I

Earlier this year I finally finished the six tome work My Struggle by Karl Ove Knausgaard. I cheated during the last book. There is a long essay on Hitler among other things, and I just couldn’t get through it. 874 more words

Book 1, Ch 4-6

Maggie (9 years old) is very excited for her much adored brother (Tom, 13 years old) to come back from his school.

She’s mad that her mom tries to curl her hair (and that she couldn’t go along to pick up Tom) so she goes up to the attic and takes it out on this sort of voodoo doll she’s made for herself the book calls “a Fetish.” She enjoys poking nails into its head and smashing/grinding its head and body into the brick chimneys that go through the attic. 555 more words


Book 1, Ch 1-3

So, an interesting start.

First we get this framing of the setting – the narrator remembering this fictional place, seeing a little girl by a mill, then waking up. 478 more words


The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot

So, I’m starting another classic book that I’ve never read, and I thought I’d put some notes down here on this blog again.

It’s The Mill on the Floss… 158 more words

George Eliot

Books in 100 words: The Mill on the Floss

I was introduced to using an annotated bibliography during my university course, and I thought writing a concise piece after every book I read would be a good habit to get into. 150 more words