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Read and Review: Sons and Lovers

  • Title: Sons and Lovers
  • Author: D.H. Lawrence
  • Published: 1913

Sons and Lovers is a story which ‘concerns childhood and adolescence and all that go with them, including fear, shame, self‑consciousness, emotional hypersensitivity, sexual awakening’ ( 472 altre parole


The Reader

Bernhard Schlink

I almost didn’t finish this book. I stopped reading the first time and put it away. Then on my Book Bingo card, I had the category “book you didn’t finish reading.” It was short, so I figured I could tough it out. 126 altre parole

Book Reviews

A little bird told me to read this one

“Give me stretch-waist shorts and a T-shirt any day of the week, please.”

Oh, how I laughed when I read this line in Sally J. Pla’s debut middle-grade novel,  341 altre parole

Middle Fiction

Great Expectations

“Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching”, claims the protagonist of this novel, and indeed in Dickens’ classic tale of moral growth and self-discovery, suffering seems inextricably tied to life’s challenges. 577 altre parole


The Lesser Bohemians by Eimear McBride

The Lesser Bohemians by Eimear McBride

Publisher: Faber Faber

Publication date: May 4, 2017

Genre: Bildungsroman, drama

Category: NA


An eighteen-year-old Irish girl arrives in London to study drama and falls violently in love with an older actor.

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Book Review

Great Expectations, Unmet

Hello there, I finished reading Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations, today. Was meant to finish it exactly a month back. (Talk about falling short of expectations!). 748 altre parole


Theatre Review: Jane Eyre

Rating: ★★★☆☆

Play: Jane Eyre (based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë)

Director: Sally Cookson

Form: Drama/Literary Adaptation

Performance Date: 7 Jun. 2017

Venue: Theatre Royal Glasgow… 593 altre parole