Matilda Reviews: Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

Hello, fellow bookishly inclined people! Happy spring! It's finally beginning to warm up here. In case any of you missed me terribly (doubtful), I apologize for my absence over the last several weeks---Les Mis took longer to finish than expected, I went on a trip to New Mexico (it was wonderful), and then the Easter holidays… Continue reading Matilda Reviews: Les Miserables by Victor Hugo


Review: Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

When I was a senior in college, I took a Russian lit course in which Anna Karenina was the major text, and I devoured it. I felt a kind of empathy for Anna---and I loved her, too. Her haughtiness, her grandeur and her passion were somehow beautiful to me. My classmates, on the other hand, were very… Continue reading Review: Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert