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Pride and Prejudice
4.23
Abandoned!

I tried this in audio with two formats, and read a bit. In the first the reader did not have a pleasant voice - stuffy and with a nasal soun...more
Jan 2010
Oct 20, 2009
 
Wuthering Heights
3.79
4.5 star rating.

Original review with additional information and pictures of the Yorkshire Moors at Layers of Thought.

A classic masterpiece that is an...more
May 05, 2011
Jul 09, 2010
 
Frankenstein
3.70


Synopsis: (may contain spoilers for some)
This story is a well know horror classic and is an epistolary novel. It is written as a series of letter from...more
Oct 2009
Aug 03, 2009
 
The Mote in God's Eye (Moties, #1)
4.03
I am new to adult science fiction. I've read Fahrenheit 451 and a number of short stories through the years, a few young adult novels recently as well...more
Jun 30, 2009
Mar 12, 2009
 
Fahrenheit 451
3.94
Mini Synopsis: This is a classic dystopian science fiction novel written by a “Grand Master” of the genre. It tells of a future world where books are...more
Jan 1979
Feb 03, 2009
 
The Island of Dr. Moreau
3.69
Original audio review posted at Layers of Thought.

A classic science fiction and horror mix that includes monsters created by the amoral Dr. Moreau.

Abo...more
Jun 19, 2012
Oct 20, 2009
 
The Woman in White
3.97
3.5 stars actually


About the book: Set near London around the mid-1800’s, an artist is traveling to his latest work assignment. On his way he sees a di...more
May 18, 2010
Jul 06, 2009
 
The Tempest
3.62
Original review with more stuff (interesting links, movie and book tie ins) at Layers of Thought.

We are such stuff as dreams are made on…..

About: This...more
Nov 29, 2010
Dec 21, 2010
 
Something Wicked This Way Comes & A Sound of Thunder
4.04

2nd Witch: By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes. [Knocking:] Open locks, Whoever knocks! [Enter Macbeth:]
Macbeth: How now, yo
...more
Sep 03, 2009
Sep 02, 2009
 
The Kin of Ata Are Waiting for You
4.18
I read this book for a class that I took at the Liberal Studies Program - Hutchins School at Sonoma State University in CA. It was a great class. It w...more
Jan 1996
Feb 04, 2009
 
Jane Eyre
4.07
Original review with pictures of the Yorkshire Dales posted at Layers of Thought.

A wonderful reading of this dramatic classic romance. Set during Vict...more
Jul 13, 2012
Jun 04, 2009
 
The Hobbit: Graphic Novel
4.48
Original review posted at Layers of Thought in a graphic novel trio review.

3.5 starts actually!

An epic story, with cute and colorful drawings about th...more
Jul 23, 2011
Aug 30, 2010
 
The Picture of Dorian Gray
4.01
Original copy posted on Layers of Thought.

A classic gothic tale which has “Faustian themes”. The story can be seen as questioning character and its re...more
Nov 20, 2011
Jun 29, 2010
 
Dracula
3.94
This review has been originally published on Layers of Thought. If you link to the post you can see some recent pictures we have taken of Whitby and i...more
Nov 20, 2009
Sep 02, 2009
 
La Vagabonde
3.97
A classic feminist translation from French that’s a “romantic” story told by a heartbroken performer named Renee, who must choose between freedom and...more
Jul 19, 2012
Oct 23, 2009
 
The Metamorphosis
3.73


Mini Synopsis:
As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect. – Franz Kafka, The
...more
Jan 06, 2010
Oct 20, 2009
 
Of Mice and Men
3.79
John Steinbeck is becoming one of my favorite authors. I have read 3 of his books now and I enjoyed this one immensely. It tells of a time when Califo...more
Apr 30, 2009
Apr 29, 2009
 
A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes, #1)
4.13
Download a copy of this recently banned book via Galley Cat in ebook format. Various formats available for all types of ereaders.

http://www.mediabistr...more
not set
Aug 18, 2011
 
The Grapes of Wrath
3.87
One of my favorites... so so sad.
Jan 1982
Feb 02, 2009
 
Villette
3.71
None
not set
Sep 23, 2011
 
Civil Disobedience and Other Essays (Collected Essays)
4.03
None
Jan 2003
Mar 05, 2009
 
This Light in Oneself
4.40
None
not set
Mar 06, 2009
 
The Good Earth
3.94
None
not set
Mar 09, 2009
 
Little Women (Little Women, #1)
4.00
None
Jan 1973
Mar 04, 2009
 
Green Mansions
3.75
None
not set
Mar 16, 2009
 
Walden & Civil Disobedience
3.97
None
Jan 1990
Mar 16, 2009
 
Democracy in America
3.94
None
Jan 1996
Mar 16, 2009
 
Selected Poems and Letters
4.21
None
Jan 1990
Mar 19, 2009
 
The Wind in the Willows
3.95
None
not set
Mar 19, 2009
 
The Crystal Cave (Arthurian Saga, #1)
4.11
None
not set
Mar 19, 2009
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