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John Gillespie wants to read 36 books in the 2014 Reading Challenge
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Ivanhoe by Walter Scott
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The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
The Mill on the Floss
by George Eliot
read in April, 2014
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Mary Evans turns her keen capacities for observation and sympathy on children for the first sections of this brilliant novel. Maggie Tulliver belongs in the pantheon of young heroines of classic literature like Mary Lennox, Anne Shirley, Jane Eyre, C...more
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Middlemarch by George Eliot
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It's almost hard to fathom that a mind so incisive and wise ever existed as that which one finds in George Eliot. I loved Adam Bede, but Middlemarch is impressive in a way I can only recall encountering in Tolstoy's Anna Karenina. In reviewing my hig...more
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Middlemarch by George Eliot
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The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
The Moonstone
by Wilkie Collins
read in March, 2014
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This is the kind of detective story that I would actually consider reading again. The mystery, while well-plotted, is not my favorite part. Collins is a master at creating the most eccentric and delightful characters. I am not likely to forget Gabrie...more
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It's Complicated by Danah Boyd
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The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
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Adam Bede by George Eliot
Adam Bede
by George Eliot
read in March, 2014
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Adam Bede is about people, some more skilled and intent on virtue than others. An alien descending into the wasteland from which we've departed, discovering Eliot's novel among the rubble, could reconstruct what made us grand and pitiable. Good work,...more
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