Category Archives: Classics

Review: Travels With Charley: In Search of America

Title: Travels With Charley: In Search of America Author: John Steinbeck Original Publication Date: 1962 Edition Read: 2007, Library of America (a collection of Steinbeck novels, including the non-fiction Travels With Charley) Total Pages: 184 Genre: Classic Travel, Memoir Reason … Continue reading

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What We Did Last Summer – The Classic Bribe Wrap-Up

Image Credit Faster than Usain Bolt in the 100 Meters, the summer season has passed us by. Which is always a real bummer for me. I love the pretty foliage here in New England and I can’t wait for my … Continue reading

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Book Review: On the Road

Author: Jack Keroauc Publisher: Viking, 1957 (written in 1951) Genre: Literary Fiction My Rating: B Summary from Amazon: On the Road tells the story of two friends whose four cross-country road trips are a quest for meaning and true experience. … Continue reading

Posted in Classics, Fiction, Posts by Margot | 14 Comments

Review: Suite Francaise

Book Title: Suite Francaise Author: Irene Nemirovsky Original Publication Date: 2004 (written in 1942) Edition Read: 2006 Knopf Total Pages: 395 Genre: Classic Historical Fiction Reason Read: Found on Amazon as a gift for my mother; she gave thumbs up … Continue reading

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The Classic Bribe 2012 Challenge & Giveaway – Get Paid To Read A Classic This Summer, People!

Image Credit I have a passion for the Classics. Classic movies. Classic Cars. Classic Rock. Pretty much anything old school totally rocks my boat. So of course I am a fan of Classic books. I think more readers should be … Continue reading

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Review: Rebecca

Book Title: Rebecca Author: Daphne du Maurier Original Publication Date: 1938 Edition Read: 1956 Doubleday & Co. Total Pages: 357 Genre: Classic Gothic Mystery Reason Read: Found this musty hardcover at the library sale and couldn’t resist Rating: 4 out … Continue reading

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Review: The Catcher In The Rye

Book Title: The Catcher In The Rye Author: J.D. Salinger Original Publication Date: 1951 Edition Read: 1972, Bantam Books Total Pages: 214 Genre: Classic Young Adult/Coming Of Age Reason Read: Result of a rummage through my Classics stash Rating: 4 … Continue reading

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