A bookshop on Bloomsbury Street, London.

A bookshop on Bloomsbury Street, London.

“People without hope not only don't write novels, but what is more to the point, they don't read them.” ― Flannery O'Connor

Madeleine's Vintage Shawl

“People without hope not only don't write novels, but what is more to the point, they don't read them.” ― Flannery O'Connor

Jane Austen books made me so glad life no longer revolves around socializing with the "right" people and marriage

Jane Austen books made me so glad life no longer revolves around socializing with the "right" people and marriage

Anna Karenina, by Leo Tolstoy. Beautiful in its  tragedy and its honesty, even if you must hate the characters for their reality.  There's actually only one character I really LIKE in it, and two others I kind of like,  but the whole story is captivating on a deeper level than what I LIKE and don't like.

Anna Karenina - myLusciousLife.com

Anna Karenina, by Leo Tolstoy. Beautiful in its tragedy and its honesty, even if you must hate the characters for their reality. There's actually only one character I really LIKE in it, and two others I kind of like, but the whole story is captivating on a deeper level than what I LIKE and don't like.

The Metamorphosis (German: Die Verwandlung) is a novella by Franz Kafka, first published in 1915. It is often cited as one of the seminal works of fiction of the 20th century and is widely studied in colleges and universities across the western world. The story begins with a traveling salesman, Gregor Samsa, waking to find himself transformed into a monstrous insect-like creature.

The Metamorphosis (German: Die Verwandlung) is a novella by Franz Kafka, first published in 1915. It is often cited as one of the seminal works of fiction of the 20th century and is widely studied in colleges and universities across the western world. The story begins with a traveling salesman, Gregor Samsa, waking to find himself transformed into a monstrous insect-like creature.

Dubliners by James Joyce

Dubliners by James Joyce

Paul Hogarth's Shakespeare covers - the whole series - one of the best paperback design projects ever.

Paul Hogarth's Shakespeare covers - the whole series - one of the best paperback design projects ever.

beautiful book covers

beautiful book covers

Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert | 22 Books You Pretend You've Read But Actually Haven't

Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert | 22 Books You Pretend You've Read But Actually Haven't

Carlo Coldoni / Pinocchios Abenteuer    C. Collodi / Pinocchios Abenteuer  Übersetzung: Paula Goldschmidt  Illustrationen: Jan Marcin Szancer  Copyright: Alfred Holz Verlag (Berlin)  Buchclub Ex Libris   (Zürich / Schweiz; 1966)  ex libris MTP

Carlo Coldoni / Pinocchios Abenteuer C. Collodi / Pinocchios Abenteuer Übersetzung: Paula Goldschmidt Illustrationen: Jan Marcin Szancer Copyright: Alfred Holz Verlag (Berlin) Buchclub Ex Libris (Zürich / Schweiz; 1966) ex libris MTP

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