Tag Archives: Victorian Writers

Review: The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

Before I get to my review I would like mention that we survived the big storm that hit England, France, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, and Denmark.  Luckily for us, we didn’t experience any damage. Our boys were not happy about … Continue reading

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Charles Dickens — Check!

I did it! I set out to read ten novels my Dickens in 2012. By the end of the year I had finished nine of them. Last week I finished the tenth. As you can see from the photo, there … Continue reading

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Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

In the ninth grade I had a horrible English teacher. His idea of teaching involved sitting at a table in the front of the room and reading to his students. No discussions. No analysis. Day after day I took my … Continue reading

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Bleak House by Charles Dickens

I wasn’t looking forward to reading the next novel by Charles Dickens on my list. Many people had told me that it was one of their favorites, but I wasn’t convinced. Bleak House is a massive tome that’s about a … Continue reading

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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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A Victorian Celebration

A few weeks ago, I joined Jillian and her Classics Club.   She has also introduced me to a Victorian Celebration hosted by A Literary Odyssey.   The goal is to read Victorian writers  during June and July of this summer.  Since … Continue reading

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