Tag Archives: Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist–The First of Ten

I remember the first novel I purchased by Charles Dickens for my own enjoyment and not for school.  I was vacationing near Jackson Hole, Wyoming and I completed the books I brought sooner than anticipated.  I wandered into a bookstore … Continue reading

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Asimov and Dickens

Since I posted my review of Foundation today I decided to see what Isaac Asimov thought of Charles Dickens for my post for the Charles Dickens month hosted by Fig and Thistle.  Here is a quote by Asimov: “Good writers … 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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A Classics Challenge

This week I have been announcing what reading challenges I intend to join during 2012.  Today is no different.  I will also be participating in a Classics Literature Challenge hosted by November’s Autumn.  I heard of this challenge from Shelley … Continue reading

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