Category: Classic Works
Classics: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Hi, friends. Here’s my second post about a classic work. Some of my book showings have included classics, but these posts focus more on the novel’s impact than my physical copy. Thanks for reading!
Classics: Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe
Happy New Year, everyone! Time for another lovely book showing. When I bought this one I recognized Daniel Defoe’s (the author’s) name because he wrote Robinson Crusoe, though I’d never even heard of this novel. A work friend quickly reassured me I’d unknowingly made a great purchase when she called the main character “the original Scarlett…
Classics: The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
I hope everyone enjoyed the holidays. I had a very merry Christmas with family, presents, and plenty of candy. Today’s post examines another classic! This is one of those novels I often saw referenced but hadn’t read until recently. Stay tuned if you’d like to know more about this classic and the infamous Holden Caulfield!
Classics: The Works of Lord Byron
Hi, everyone! I’m back again with perhaps my favorite book showing so far. I picked up this compact anthology at the antique store. I’ve read plenty of British eighteenth and nineteenth century literature for my English degree, but reading it for fun/leisure is admittedly new for me. I’ve always enjoyed a good book but usually…
Classics: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Hi, everyone! We are halfway through the week, and thank God because graduation is right around the corner! I’m getting a bachelor’s degree in English. No surprise there. Last weekend, I bought more old books. An ideal Sunday for me involves church, the antique store, and a yummy lunch. Though I usually buy books I…
Classics: 12 Poets Alternate Edition
Hi, everyone! I hope you had a great Thanksgiving if you’re in the United States. My family has a non-traditional tradition of going to the beach on Thanksgiving, so I’ve spent the last couple days relaxing by the window, listening to the beach sounds, and vegging out after an intense two weeks of several school…