Books

Thoughts on… Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë

Title: Agnes Grey Author: Anne Brontë Publisher: Oxford University Press Date: 2010 (1846) Summary: Agnes Grey looks at childhood from nursery to adolescence, and it also charts the frustrations of romantic love, as Agnes starts to nurse warmer feelings towards the local curate, Mr. Weston. Sally Shuttleworth’s fascinating introduction considers the book’s fictional and narrative qualities, its relationship with… Continue reading Thoughts on… Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë

Books

Top Ten Tuesday: Five Books I’m Avoiding and Why

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme brought to you by That Artsy Reader Girl. It was previously hosted at The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is: Books On My TBR I’m Avoiding Reading and Why I’m not actively avoiding many books on my TBR so this is going to be a fairly short list. Middlemarch… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Five Books I’m Avoiding and Why

Books

Top Ten Tuesday: Childhood Favourites

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme brought to you by That Artsy Reader Girl. It was previously hosted at The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is: Childhood Favourites Northern Lights by Philip Pullman Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis The… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Childhood Favourites