Category Archives: The Classics Club

Reviewlettes: the Last of 2014

   So it’s now officially more than halfway through the first month of 2015 and I still have a backlog of reviews from the old year. This is just a short post of the last seven books of the year … Continue reading

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The Classics Club December Meme

     The Classics Club December Meme was posted a few days ago and this one sounds like fun. I’m actually not sure if I’ve ever answered one the monthly memes before but I guess there’s a first time for … Continue reading

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Classics Club # 8 and Survey

And the winner is… number 13! Luckily, I had very fortuitously put The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood in slot 13 so yay! I’m finally going to read Atwood. I can’t wait! I probably won’t start it til December when Nonfiction … Continue reading

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The Classics Spin #8

     It’s time for another Classics Spin! Here’s my 20 for this go round below. I’ve tried to put a good mix on this one and also include a lot of classics that I already own but haven’t yet … Continue reading

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Emma by Jane Austen

Title: Emma Author: Jane Austen Published: 1815 Genre: Fiction: Classics Pages: 390 Rating: ***** Beautiful, clever, rich – and single – Emma Woodhouse is perfectly content with her life and sees no need for either love or marriage. Nothing, however, … Continue reading

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Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Title: Anna Karenina Author: Leo Tolstoy Published: 1877 Genre: Classics Pages: 1,090 Rating: ** In their world frivolous liaisons are commonplace, but Anna and Vronsky’s consuming passion makes them a target for scorn and leads to Anna’s increasing isolation. The … Continue reading

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The Classics Club: December Meme

     I cannot believe that I have been a member of The Classics Club for almost a year and yet have not done one of their monthly memes yet! I don’t know how this happened but I am rectifying … Continue reading

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