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Category Archives: The Classics Club
The Celtic Twilight: Faerie and Folklore by W.B. Yeats “Celtic” and “twilight” — two such pretty words; and when I found them together in a title by W.B. Yeats I simply had to give it a try. When I began … Continue reading
Rereading a favourite classic at different stages of your life gives you different insights with each reading. Is there one classic you’ve read several times that also tells a story about you? (Classics Club: September Meme) I beg your … Continue reading
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee My rating: 5 of 5 stars Allow me to start out with the misconceptions I had about this book. 1. I thought this was a story about an eight year old girl who … Continue reading
It's been many months since I last answered a Classics Club question. This month's question had me really excited. Three quotes jumped into my mind almost at the same time! I'm sure they're all well known even if most haven't … Continue reading
Anne of Ingleside by L.M. Montgomery My rating: 4 of 5 stars I'm not sure, now, what it was that had put me off reading the sixth book in the Anne series. I was inclined to be querulous about it, … Continue reading
What classic has most surprised you so far, and why? I believe it has to be Three Men in a Boat. Mom had this book in her shelf for years and years and I never bothered to pick it … Continue reading
So, the drawn number is 14 and I am to finish Black Beauty by Anna Sewell. I began this early in the year to take part in the Children's Classic Literature Event but never got around to going past the … Continue reading