Monthly Archives: November 2013

A century of books- reading list

1905 Where angels fear to tread (E.M. Forster) ✓ 1908 A Room with a View (E.M. Forster) ✓ 1909 The shadow on the dial (Ambrose Bierce) 1910 Howards End (E.M. Forster) ✓ 1910 Literary Lapses (Stephen Leacock) ✓ 1911 Ethan Frome … Continue reading

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A century of books 2014

Simon at http://stuck-in-a-book.blogspot.com.au/ has the wonderful idea of a reading challenge – read a book for every year of the last century. I am going to be part of the challenge, hopefully I should be done in an year and a half, … Continue reading

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The Count of Monte Cristo

…”has not the count just told us that all human wisdom is summed up in two words? Wait and hope.” I listened to the Librivox recording of this book last December. Last week, I saw that I could get it on … Continue reading

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