For Parisian bourgeois society at least, the fact that the wife of France’s presidential hopeful is old enough to be his mother does not raise even the flicker of an eyebrow. 749 more words
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The X-Cast blog team are going to share their daily predictions about the Episode Tournament fixtures coming up, talking about who they think will win (not crucially who *should* win – that’s up to you!). 368 more words
Title: The Red and the Black
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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.
I love the process of reaching the halfway point of a lengthy read, under the pretense you’ve got everything figured out, only to realize that the plot refused to play out the way you thought it would in the second half nor were the characters who you particularly thought they were. 945 more words