Review Rewind

Welcome to our very first Review Rewind at the Classics Club! What is Review Rewind? Review Rewind is a chance for all of us to take a closer look at a book or an author on our ever growing review list. We aim to see who has been reading it and what they think. How … Continue reading Review Rewind

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Member Updates #7

Yay, Happy March everyone & Welcome to this month's update post. How was everyone's February? Read any good classics? Anything particular you plan to read in the next few weeks? Announcements Read-a-longs - I wonder if spring makes people want to read more? While browsing twitter this week, I stumbled upon a few different read-a-longs! … Continue reading Member Updates #7

Classic Author Focus: Sigrid Undset

A friend recently blogged about Kristin Lavransdattar, which gave me the idea for my next focus post. Although Sigrid Undset is known mostly for that powerful depiction of of medieval life in Norway, she was also the author of contemporary realistic novels. Her novels written later in life were informed by her conversion to Catholicism. She is … Continue reading Classic Author Focus: Sigrid Undset

Classic Author Focus: Dorothy Whipple

As a schoolgirl, Dorothy Stirrup published more than forty stories in the "Children's Corner" of the Blackburn Weekly Telegraph. Later, she became a successful and popular novelist, short story and children's book writer, whose work reflected the concerns of her time. Because her novels were almost all set in Nottingham or Blackburn, where she lived all … Continue reading Classic Author Focus: Dorothy Whipple