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 Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy

I read this as a part of the Back to Classics Challenge hosted at Sarah Reads Too Much. This is a “classic set in a place you’re unlikely to visit” : Wessex, England, because it’s fictional 🙂 Summary: Earlier: Michael Henchard, a common hay-trusser, gets drunk at a country fair and sells his wife andContinue reading “The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy”