#BookChallenge, fiction

Book Challenge, Joyce’s Ulysses

James Joyce's Ulysses is one of the greatest pieces of literature ever written, or so I've heard. I had been trying to read it and last year I managed to get quite far into it, but for some reason I got distracted and started reading other books, books that didn't make my head hurt as… Continue reading Book Challenge, Joyce’s Ulysses

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Let’s talk about D.H. Lawrence.

D.H. Lawrence is well-known for writing about sex but that isn't the only thing he wrote about. Although when you ask people about Lawrence they usually say, "Ah yes, Lady Chatterley's Lover, a bit steamy that" and some of even describe Lawrence's works as "a bit naughty" and  say he's the man who "wrote those rude books". His work was… Continue reading Let’s talk about D.H. Lawrence.

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Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad

"Conrad's narrator Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the infamous ivory trader Kurtz: dying, insane, and guilty of unspeakable atrocities. Travelling upriver to the heart of the African continent, he gradually becomes obsessed by this enigmatic, wraith-like figure. Marlow's discovery of how Kurtz has gained his position… Continue reading Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad