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Oliver Twist

Things have been odd this month as I’m in the middle of moving, so while I was able to make time to read a Classic, it’s taken me a lot longer to get around to posting about it. 351 more words

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Modern Victorians

If you love the Victorian era and feel disappointed you haven’t lived a century ago, don’t despair – many things did not change anyway. 1,290 more words

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BOAS VIBRAÇÕES (Setembro 2013)

TITULO PORTUGUÊS: BOAS VIBRAÇÕES

TITULO ORIGINAL: HYSTERIA

GÉNERO: COMÉDIA / ROMANCE

CLASSIFICAÇÃO: M/16

DURAÇÃO: 99

INFORMAÇÃO TÉCNICA DVD:

Cor / 16×9 / 1.85

Inglês 5.1 / Legendas Português… 84 more words

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I Say, What A Charming Lawn Party!

Announcement!

The Duke and Duchess of Buckingham and The Stafford Society will host “A Victorian & Steampunk Lawn Party” on Sunday May 22nd 2016 from Noon until Four o’clock at “Stafford Manor” (aka the Kneeland Walker House in Wauwatosa, WI). 194 more words

Non-Fiction

A Serial Reading of Middlemarch

This Newberry Seminar is now closed. It was held in the fall of 2015.

George Eliot’s celebrated Victorian masterpiece Middlemarch can be daunting to approach. This seminar presents the novel in manageable weekly installments (with no spoilers!) supplemented with shorter works of literature, art, and film. 833 more words

Newberry Library Seminar

April 28, 1866

“Pleasant. remained at home during the day. John passed the evening with me.”  – Hattie E.F. D.

Advertisement from the Taunton Directory, 1850
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Review of The Executioner’s Heart – Book 4 of the Newbury and Hobbes Investigations by George Mann

This is the fourth full-length novel in this entertaining series featuring the pair of Victorian sleuths battling all manner of evil-doers, with gothic overtones and all manner of intriguing steam-powered contraptions. 497 more words

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