Daniel Deronda – Review

“It hurts me now to think of your grief. You must not grieve any more for me. It is better – it shall be better with me because I have known you.” To say I was excited by the prospect of reading another book by George Eliot seems an understatement. Middlemarch and Silas Marner areContinue reading “Daniel Deronda – Review”

Anne of Green Gables- Review

“Even although we meet as strangers now I still love her with an inextinguishable love. It makes me very sad at times to think about her. But really, Marilla, one can’t stay sad very long in such an interesting world, can one?” Now I finally know how Anne came to live with Marilla and Matthew. Continue reading “Anne of Green Gables- Review”

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry —Review

“Cassie, there’ll be a whole lot of things you ain’t gonna wanna do but you’ll have to do in this life just so you can survive.” —Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry, Mildred D. Taylor I’ve often thought I’m much to old to read middle grade or YA books. Over the last few years, IContinue reading “Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry —Review”

Lady Audley’s Secret

“Surely a pretty woman never looks prettier than when making tea. The most feminine and most domestic of all occupations imparts a magic harmony to her every movement, a witchery to her every glance. The floating mists from the boiling liquid in which she infuses the soothing herbs; whose secrets are known to her alone,Continue reading “Lady Audley’s Secret”

Villette -Review

“Lucy, I wonder if anybody will ever comprehend you altogether.” Dear Charlotte, I thought it would be a good idea to write a letter to you about Lucy Snow, the heroine in your book Villette. To say Jane Eyre and Lucy Snow are completely opposite characters is an understatement. You have a very large readership;Continue reading “Villette -Review”