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Top Ten Tuesday: Characters At My Lunch Table

Top Ten Tuesday is a lovely original feature/weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

Sadly, summer is coming to an end (not for me hahah!) and so this week’s TTT deals with a back-to-school theme. 1,183 more words

YA Fiction

The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters

 

This is the latest novel from prize winning Sarah Waters. A taut and nail biting thriller it explores the effect that the arrival of two paying guests, Leonard and Lily Barber, have on the household of Frances Wray and her mother. 1,135 more words

Book Review

Anna; An Introduction

i. I don’t want to prove anything. I simply want to live without hurting anyone but myself. I have a right to do that, haven’t I? 2,396 more words

Personal

On This Day

Leo Tolstoy born 1828.

He is regarded as one of the greatest novelists in the history of world literature. His all-encompassing War and Peace and Anna Karenina are acknowledged as supreme examples of the realistic novel.

Catch Of The Day

Anna Karenina (1877) by Leo Tolstoy

“Rummaging in our souls, we often dig up something that ought to have lain there unnoticed. ”

I started a tradition a couple summers ago that involves reading one piece of 19th century Russian literature over the summer. 1,373 more words

Books

Yekaterina Shipulina and Sergei Volobuev

Yekaterina Shipulina and Sergei Volobuev, “Anna Karenina”, Boris Eifman Ballet (August 19, 2014)

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Photographer Irina Tuminene

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