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 Victorian and the Romantic – Review

Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book from Doubleday Books in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I had never encountered a writer who could fill a page so entirely with herself, and haven’t since. Mrs. Gaskell is witty, and cutting, and sharp, and hilarious, and gossipy,Continue reading “The Victorian and the Romantic – 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)”