Book Review | Persuasion

It is one of my ultimate reading goals to read the complete works of Jane Austen. Pride and Prejudice has been one of my favorites for a while, and last year, I managed to read both Northanger Abbey and Mansfield Park, both of which I really enjoyed. I wanted to read at least one more this year, and […]

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Book Thoughts | War & Peace

I read War & Peace! I read War & Peace! I read War & Peace! I feel like I need to shout that at everyone now. Because I can. Okay, I’m done. Ever since I decided that I was actually going to read it, it’s been haunting me. Mostly because it was easily the longest book on my […]

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Book Review | The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Recently, I bought the new Brontë Vintage Classics – if you haven’t seen them yet, you need to, because they are absolutely gorgeous! The three they published in these editions are Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë, and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë – one by each of the three sisters. I […]

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Thoughts on Translations

Until very recently, I hadn’t given book translations much thought. I’ve read a few translated books over the years – from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight to Anna Karenina and The Little Prince to The Alchemist. They’re very different books, translated to English from a variety of foreign or extinct languages, but they have one thing in common: there’s […]

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Recommended Reading | College Classics

I’ve decided to introduce a new series on Adventures of a Bibliophile: Recommended Reading! These are books I think are kind staple books in each category – I’m planning on doing a wide range of topics in this series (but feel free to comment with topics you’d like to see!). For my inaugural Recommended Reading post, I’m […]

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