Janet Barclay

Add friend
Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Janet.


The Deptford Trilogy
Rate this book
Clear rating

Book cover for Anna Karenina
Birthdays are of no importance to a rational being. It’s a day like any other on which one has to do one’s work."
Pascal Mercier
“To live for the moment: it sounds so right and so beautiful. But the more I want to, the less I understand what it means.”
Pascal Mercier, Night Train to Lisbon

Pascal Mercier
“So, the fear of death might be described as the fear of not being able to become whom one had planned to be.”
Pascal Mercier, Night Train to Lisbon

Jane Austen
“It isn't what we say or think that defines us, but what we do.”
Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility

Ruth Ozeki
“He's got this thing about Canada. He says it's like America only with health care and no guns, and you can live up to your potential there and not have to worry about what society thinks or about getting sick or getting shot.”
Ruth Ozeki, A Tale for the Time Being

Federico García Lorca
“To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves.”
Federico García Lorca, Blood Wedding and Yerma

year in books
679 books | 93 friends

Kathy S...
1,418 books | 126 friends

Ashley ...
1,134 books | 45 friends

464 books | 79 friends

965 books | 272 friends

Lisa Mo...
2,718 books | 770 friends

2,250 books | 71 friends

Jill Katz
722 books | 50 friends

More friends…

Polls voted on by Janet

Lists liked by Janet