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#CCSpin 28 Reveal – Which Book Will I Be Reading?

The Classics Club Spin number was revealed yesterday and it was number 12! Click here to see my spin list. I’m just going to give a quick summary of the book in this post and a few stats like the number of pages, the edition I’m using, and other stuff. The Trial by Franz Kafka… Continue reading #CCSpin 28 Reveal – Which Book Will I Be Reading?

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Book Review: Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon

Title: Lady Audley’s SecretAuthor: Mary Elizabeth BraddonPublisher: PenguinDate: 2019 (1862)Genre: Sensation novel / MysterySummary: In this outlandish, outrageous triumph of Scandal fiction, a new Lady Audley arrives at the manor: young, beautiful – and very mysterious. Why does she behave so strangely? What, exactly, is the dark secret this seductive outsider carries with her? I read… Continue reading Book Review: Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon

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#CCSpin 27 Reveal – Which Book Will I Be Reading?

The Classics Club Spin number was revealed yesterday and it was number 6! Click here to see my spin list. I’m just going to give a quick summary of the book in this post and a few stats like the number of pages, the edition I’m using, and other stuff. Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary… Continue reading #CCSpin 27 Reveal – Which Book Will I Be Reading?

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Book Review: London Labour and the London Poor by Henry Mayhew

Title: London Labour and the London PoorAuthor: Henry MayhewPublisher: Oxford University PressDate: 2012 (1861)Genre: Non-Fiction / JournalismSummary: By turns alarming, touching, and funny, the pages of London Labour and the London Poor exposed a previously hidden world. Henry Mayhew conducted hundreds of interviews that provided a first-hand account of costermongers and street-sellers, of sewer-scavengers and chimney-sweeps,… Continue reading Book Review: London Labour and the London Poor by Henry Mayhew

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#CCSpin 26 Reveal – Which Book Will I Be Reading?

The Classics Club Spin number was revealed yesterday and it was number 11! Click here to see my spin list. I’m just going to give a quick summary of the book in this post and a few stats like the number of pages, the edition I’m using, and other stuff. London Labour and the London… Continue reading #CCSpin 26 Reveal – Which Book Will I Be Reading?

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#CCSpin 25 Reveal – Which Book Will I Be Reading?

The Classics Club Spin number was revealed yesterday and it was number 14! I’m just going to give a quick summary of the book in this post and a few stats like the number of pages, the edition I’m using, and other stuff. The House of the Dead by Fyodor Dostoevsky Translated by Jessie Coulson Summary:… Continue reading #CCSpin 25 Reveal – Which Book Will I Be Reading?