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#CCSpin 29 Reveal – Which Book Will I Be Reading?

The Classics Club Spin number was revealed yesterday and it was number 11! That means that I’ll be reading Aphra Behn’s The Rover, both part one and two, and I’m looking forward to it. I’m just going to give a quick summary of the play(s) and some info about the editions I’ll be using. The… Continue reading #CCSpin 29 Reveal – Which Book Will I Be Reading?

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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?