Tag Archives: Classic Literature

Martin Chuzzlewit

I have been remiss about posting my book reviews lately.  I finished Martin Chuzzlewit, by Charles Dickens, a few weeks ago. Here is a quick plot summary.  Martin Chuzzlewit senior is the grandfather to Martin Chuzzlewit.  Martin senior is a … Continue reading

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The Life & Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

Whew!  I finally finished my second novel by Charles Dickens.  Eight more to go this year.  I had hoped to finish this novel in February, but it took me three extra days.  The novel is 796 pages long and I … Continue reading

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The Classics Club

Jillian at A Room of One’s Own has started The Classics Club.  Many of you know that I am working my way through the 1001 books you must read before you die.  As you can imagine, this list includes many … Continue reading

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Is Dickens too dramatic?

For the past two Tuesdays, I have participated in the Charles Dickens Month hosted by Fig and Thistle.  The host of this event has asked us to share something about Dickens on each Tuesday of this month to celebrate his … Continue reading

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Charles Dickens Month

February 7th marks what would have been Charles Dickens’s 200th birthday.  In honor of this event, the blog Fig and Thistle is hosting a Charles Dickens Month in January.  Considering that I am reading ten novels by him this year … Continue reading

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