Review: the Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan

I’ve been on a real classics kick lately! I decided to expand my usual classic taste, and I dared to venture into Edwardian classics ( gasp!).  So, did my brave venture work out for me? Adventurer Richard Hannay, just returned from South Africa, is thoroughly bored with London life-until he is accosted by a mysterious […]

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Review: the Turn of the Screw and Other Stories by Henry James

I used to be an au pair, just like my mother and grandmother before me. I’m really proud of it and I loved the job! I heard about the Turn of the Screw, I was told it was horror story about a governess and two little children, and got really curious! I picked up this […]

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Review: the Time Machine by H.G. Wells

After falling in love with H.G. Wells in Edgar Allan Poe’s Murder Mystery I really wanted to read books written by him. Like, the actual real life him, not the actor. As I told you guys in a blogpost before, I really love the Oxford World Classics books, and they had several of H.G. Wells books, […]

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Review: Thérèse Raquin by Émile Zola

I wrote a post about how to read Classics, and a reader, Clara Bennet, recommended this little one! Did I like it as much as she hoped? Therese Raquin is a clinically observed, sinister tale of adultery and murder among the lower orders in nineteenth-century Paris. Zola’s dispassionate dissection of the motivations of his characters, […]

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Classics: where to start?

I love me some good ol’ classics, but I noticed a lot of people are intimidated by them. This post is for you guys who want to start reading classics, but don’t know where to start! I’m no pro in reading classics, but they are some of my favourite, so here are some of my […]

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Review: Jezebel’s Daughter by Wilkie Collins

As you may know, Wilkie Collins is the writer of my favourite book, the Moonstone. When I was in my local Waterstones in Oxford,  I got extremely excited, so many Wilkie Collin’s books available to me! I instantly bought this one, and here you are, reading my review about it. I had the opportunity to choose […]

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Children’s Book Sunday: Heidi by Johanna Spyri

Here we go again! Children’s Book Sunday! If you missed our first edition, you can go here and see what Children’s Book Sunday is. Without further ado, here’s my post about one of my favourite books of all time: Heidi.

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Children’s Book Sunday: Anne of Green Gables

I love children’s books. They are my favourite type of book. There’s something about them that make me feel happy and hopeful. Yet, I never talked about them on my blog! Hence Children’s Book Sunday started. Every Sunday I will be talking about some of my favourite children’s books! We all have some miniature humans […]

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