Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

I wondered how many people there were in the world who suffered, and continued to suffer, because they could not break out from their own web of shyness and reserve, and in their blindness and folly built up a great distorted wall in front of them that hid the truth. You know, I’d decided toContinue reading “Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier”

The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens – Dickens in December

Dickens in December is hosted by Caroline at Beauty is a Sleeping Cat and Delia at Postcards from Asia. I may be a bit late in finding my way to Dickens but I am hooked. There are three things I realized in succession as I read the book, the three things which made me fallContinue reading “The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens – Dickens in December”

Reading Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina

I spent a little over a month reading Anna Karenina, hoping and praying for the book not to end. It was my first Tolstoy, and I have to say, one of the best reading experiences of my life. Tolstoy is known, according to that little book analysis at the beginning of my edition (I can’tContinue reading “Reading Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina”