Category Archives: A Classics Challenge

December Prompt – Wrap Up, A Classics Challenge 2012

I’ve completed A Classics Challenge 2012, hosted by Katherine Cox at November’s Autumn. The aim was to read seven works of Classic Literature in 2012, but only three of the seven could be re-reads. I’ve really enjoyed taking part in this because … Continue reading

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November Prompt: A Classics Challenge

This year I’ve been taking part in A Classics Challenge hosted by Katherine of November’s Autumn. The goal is to read at least seven classics in 2012 and every month Katherine is posting a prompt to help us discuss the books we are reading. … Continue reading

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October Prompt: A Classics Challenge

This month’s prompt in Katherine’s Classics Challenge 2012 is: Chapter Musings Jot down some notes about the chapter you’ve just read or one that struck you the most. It can be as simple as a few words you learned, some … Continue reading

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Classics Challenge – September Prompt: Music

This year I am taking part in a Classics Challenge hosted by Katherine of November’s Autumn. The goal is to read at least seven classics in 2012 and every month Katherine is posting a prompt to help us discuss the books … Continue reading

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Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens

It’s hard to know just what to write about Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens. The General Introduction to the book advises that you enjoy the book before reading the Introduction (which I did), so I have tried not to reveal any spoilers … Continue reading

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August Prompt – A Classics Challenge

This year I am taking part in a Classics Challenge hosted by Katherine of November’s Autumn. The goal is to read at least seven classics in 2012 and every month Katherine is posting a prompt to help us discuss the books … Continue reading

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Classics Challenge 2012 – July Prompt

This year I am taking part in A Classics Challenge hosted by Katherine of November’s Autumn. The goal is to read at least seven classics in 2012 and every month Katherine is posting a prompt to help us discuss the books we … Continue reading

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A Classics Challenge – June Prompt

This month’s prompt for the Classics Challenge is to create a visual tour using quotes from the book you are reading; a series of images that closely represents how you see the scene or description. It doesn’t have to absolutely follow the … Continue reading

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Classics Challenge: May Prompt – Literary Movement

This month’s topic in the Classics Challenge is about literary movement and where the book you’re reading fits within the movement. I’ve recently read Graham Greene’s The End of the Affair, published by Penguin as one of the Twentieth Century … Continue reading

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Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte: a Book Review

Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte, published in 1847, is a deeply moral novel about a young woman, a governess and her experiences working for two families in Victorian England. Agnes is the younger daughter of an impoverished clergyman. Her parents had married … Continue reading

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