The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett: Book Review

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5 Stars. I read this back in college and loved it so much that I still have my copy from that class. I decided to re-read it when my husband and I visited the coast of Maine last month. I might love it even more now. The narrator, who remains unnamed, is accepted in this tightly-knit community, but she’s still enough of an […]

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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley: Book Review

Forget the big, green, shuffling, moaning monster with bolts in his neck that we’ve all come to associate with Frankenstein. He does not appear in these pages. I wonder what book those old horror movie writers read? It wasn’t this one. Frankenstein’s monster is big, but the only other physical descriptions I really remember are Continue Reading…

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