Once Upon a Time….

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Far from the Madding Crowd is the first of Hardy’s novels to gain him widespread popularity. What can one say about the incredible writing of Thomas Hardy. This story is lavish and romantic with characters that are unforgettable. The historical details are rich in nuance and fascinating for the period. Hardy’s use of the English …

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Originally posted on Didi Oviatt:
If you were to take three people and put them all in the same room, and then give them all the exact same book to read; then I’d imagine the results would go something like this: Person #1 (we’ll call her Betty) will dive right in. She’ll be sitting up straight with eyes wide, and slightly moving…

Originally posted on fauxcroft:
A collaboration among all nations not based upon dissemination but a collective unification, to bring the world into assimilation to reduce wars and the disintegration of humanity through privation, and save us all from annihilation this should be a common sense realisation, as we hit back with an intellectual retaliation to…

Originally posted on Kristen Twardowski:
Book Passage is a quirky little bookstore situated in the Bay Area of California. Sure, it sells books, but it also does so much more. Every year the shop hosts over 700 author events. During these events, authors often sign books, and if any signed books remain after the crowds…