Category Archives: classics of literature

2012 Back to the Classics Challenge

  I was not successful in completing the 2011 Back to the Classics Challenge, but I am ready to take on the 2012 Challenge, once again hosted by Sarah Reads Too Much.  I was new to the whole challenge thing … Continue reading

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2012 Back to the Classics Challenge

  I was not successful in completing the 2011 Back to the Classics Challenge, but I am ready to take on the 2012 Challenge, once again hosted by Sarah Reads Too Much.  I was new to the whole challenge thing … Continue reading

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Literary Blog Hop — Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

The Literary Blog Hop is hosted over at The Blue Bookcase This week’s question: If you could invite any three literary figures from different eras to a Sunday Dinner who would they be?  A seemingly easy, but rather difficult question; … Continue reading

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Literary Blog Hop — Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

The Literary Blog Hop is hosted over at The Blue Bookcase This week’s question: If you could invite any three literary figures from different eras to a Sunday Dinner who would they be?  A seemingly easy, but rather difficult question; … Continue reading

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AfterWord: Conjuring the Literary Dead

AfterWord: Conjuring the Literary Dead, Edited by Dale Salwak Published:  2011 by University of Iowa Press Source:  Review copy received from publisher via NetGalley   AfterWord:  Conjuring the Literary Dead, is a collection of speculative essays of situations where modern … Continue reading

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War & Peace — Done!!!

    Yes, can you believe it?  I have finished it! Yay me.  And it only took about two months  (compared to six months with Ulysses, a novel about 400 pages shorter).    Did I love it?  I can’t say … Continue reading

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War & Peace — Done!!!

    Yes, can you believe it?  I have finished it! Yay me.  And it only took about two months  (compared to six months with Ulysses, a novel about 400 pages shorter).    Did I love it?  I can’t say … Continue reading

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