‘Madame Bovary’ by Gustave Flaubert Read Along Part III

This read along is hosted by CJ at ebookclassics and Juliana at Cedar Station (who is hosting the third, and final, check-in post for Part III of the novel). 'The warm room, with its plain carpet, its frivolous decorations, its tranquil light, seemed quite perfect for the intimacies of passion. The arrow-headed curtain rods, the …

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Read Along – ‘Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell’ by Susanna Clarke – Volume III (John Uskglass)

This read along is hosted by Vishy over at Vishy's Blog and Delia over at Postcards from Asia. "If I were you, Mr Lascelles", said Childermass, softly, "I would speak more guardedly. You are in the north now. In John Uskglass's own country. Our towns and cities and abbeys were built by him. Our laws …

Read Along – ‘Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell’ by Susanna Clarke – Volume II (Jonathan Strange)

This read along is hosted by Vishy over at Vishy's Blog and Delia over at Postcards from Asia. "Can a magician kill a man by magic?" Lord Wellington asked Strange.      Strange frowned. He seemed to dislike the question. "I suppose a magician might", he admitted, "but a gentleman never could". Jonathan Strange and …

Read Along – ‘Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell’ by Susanna Clarke – Volume I (Mr Norrell)

This read along is hosted by Vishy over at Vishy's Blog and Delia over at Postcards from Asia. 'He hardly every spoke of magic, and when he did it was like a history lesson and no one could bear to listen to him'. So, we have finished the first week of our read along of …