No Name – Review

“Very strange!” he said to himself, vacantly. “It’s like a scene in a novel—it’s like nothing in real life.” Norah and Magdelan Vanstone find out shortly after the unexpected death of their parents that they are illegitimate and have lost their inheritance, they are Nobody’s Children. Left to the merciless resolution of their uncle, MichaelContinue reading “No Name – Review”

The Woman in White – Review

Our words are giants when they do us an injury, and dwarfs when they do us a service. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins is one of the BEST classic books I’ve read. EVER. If I’m completely honest, this book changed my whole perspective about classics. I fell headlong into this book and discoveredContinue reading “The Woman in White – Review”

Lady Susan – Review

In short, when a person is always to deceive, it is impossible to be consistent. This short epistolary novel acquaints us with Lady Susan Vernon, a recent widow, who wields her beauty and flirtatious manner in such a way to get whatever and whoever is she wants. Lady Susan is beautiful and manipulative; men seemContinue reading “Lady Susan – Review”

The Classics Club – Spin List (#18)

Shortly after starting my blog, I joined The Classics Club and I’m excited about my first chance at the spin list. So what is the spin list? Select 20 books from my classics club list I need to read. The moderators will pick a random number and whatever book corresponds with the book (numbered onContinue reading “The Classics Club – Spin List (#18)”