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Macbeth Readalong – Update

 Um, so, yes, I’ve had a nasty bit of real life the last week and have not had time to read Macbeth. At all.  I am embarassed, especially since it is my own read-along — unfortunately life is going to … Continue reading

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Macbeth Readalong – Act 2

  Act 2 of Macbeth is only four scenes, and we don’t “see” much, but the key event that affects the rest of the plot – in my opinion anyways – is that Macbeth kills King Duncan. He is quite … Continue reading

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Macbeth Readalong – Act 1

Ok, remember that I was only 16 when I first read Macbeth and even though I claim it is my favorite Shakespeare play I honestly don’t think I got much out of it. This realization came to me as I read … Continue reading

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Macbeth Readalong

I shouldn’t really admit this, but during the work day I will occasionally spend a few moments on Twitter (I’m @bibliosue) to take a break and interact with my bookish friends.  One day I was “eavesdropping” on a conversation between … Continue reading

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The Discovery of Heaven Readalong – Part 3

Hosted by Iris on Books   Part Three of The Discovery of Heaven is primarily focused on Quinten, the son of Ada and Onno (or Max?).  After his birth, Max and Sophia – Ada’s mother – take Quinten to live … Continue reading

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The Discovery of Heaven Readalong – Parts 1 and 2

(warning: the summary below may contain spoilers)   I’ve stepped a little bit out of my comfort zone and joined the readalong of The Discovery of Heaven by Harry Mulisch, hosted by Iris On Books.  I am sadly not well acquainted … Continue reading

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