Daphne du Maurier Reading Week: Jamaica Inn (1936)

2020-05-12T10:37:29-05:00

I’ve muddled Frenchman’s Creek (1941) and Jamaica Inn for years. That’s why I started watching the 2014 mini-series of Jamaica Inn because I thought I’d read the book already; but, I hadn’t, so I stopped watching after the first episode. Now, at last, a great reason to sort out

Daphne du Maurier Reading Week: Jamaica Inn (1936)2020-05-12T10:37:29-05:00

Gone with the Wind (1936)

2016-07-19T15:27:38-05:00

Of a 16-year-old's devotion Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind (1936) Avon Books, 1973 This is my original copy of this novel, which I first read when I was sixteen years old. You've seen one like it, right? It's the copy that I remember seeing on the shelves

Gone with the Wind (1936)2016-07-19T15:27:38-05:00

The stuff of good stories: Winifred Holtby

2014-03-09T14:20:17-05:00

Winifred Holtby's South Riding (1936) You know how some people say that they won't read fantasy novels because the long list of characters in the front is just too much? Well, I just checked the list in Guy Gavriel Kay's first book of The Fionavar Tapestry, and the list is

The stuff of good stories: Winifred Holtby2014-03-09T14:20:17-05:00

In my imagination, I was wearing a tutu

2014-03-09T18:35:44-05:00

Noel Streatfeild's Ballet Shoes (1936) Bonnie and Paul Zindel's A Star for the Latecomer (1980) I wanted to be a ballerina when I grew up. My best friend and I practiced the five positions (complete with leaping and twirling in and out of them) on the couch in her family

In my imagination, I was wearing a tutu2014-03-09T18:35:44-05:00
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