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Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
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really liked it
bookshelves: ebooks-in-english

Ah, this is just a lovely classic novel, even if its moralising tone and advice on marital life feel a bit out of date ;) Still, I thoroughly enjoyed it and wish I had persevered all those years ago when I first attempted to read it! I guess I got discouraged at the time by the opening chapters which paint such an idyllic family scene that the pages seemed sticky with sugar ;) It's a lovely tale though, of growing up, finding your own voice and discovering the complexity of human nature. There is a great deal of humour too, and all characters are vivid and likeable. I could definitely relate to Jo in so many ways! I'm glad this happened to be my Christmastime reading :)
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Reading Progress

February 20, 2016 – Shelved
February 20, 2016 – Shelved as: to-read
December 3, 2016 – Started Reading
December 14, 2016 –
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December 22, 2016 –
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December 29, 2016 –
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December 30, 2016 – Shelved as: ebooks-in-english
December 30, 2016 – Finished Reading

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