Wide Sargasso Sea, by Jean Rhys (1966)

Click on the link below to read my review: Wide Sargasso Sea, by Jean Rhys (1966) About the book: W. W. Norton Company, 2016, 171 p. Goodreads Penguin Modern Classics, 2011, 152 p. Goodreads Penguin Clothbound Classics, 2016, 160 p. Goodreads First published 1966 My rating: 5 stars There is a 1993 film adaptation of the book (IMDb),…

A Lost Lady, by Willa Cather (1923)

Click on the link below to read my review: A Lost Lady, by Willa Cather (1923) About the book: Vintage Classics, 1990, 150 p. Goodreads Virago Modern Classics, 1980, 178 p. Goodreads First published in 1923 My rating: 5 stars The novel was made into a movie twice: in 1924, directed by Harry Beaumont (IMDb);…

My Cousin Rachel, by Daphne du Maurier (1951)

Click in the link below to read my review: My Cousin Rachel, by Daphne du Maurier (1951) About the book: Virago Modern Classics, 2012, 352 p. Goodreads Virago Modern Classics Designer Collection, 2011, 335 p. Goodreads First published in 1951 My rating: 5 stars The story was inspired by a portrait of Rachel Carew at Antony House in Cornwall. The…

Fever Dream, by Samanta Schweblin (2017)

Click on the link below to read my review: Fever Dream (2017), by Samanta Schweblin, translated by Megan McDowell (Distancia de rescate, 2014) About the book: Riverhead Books, 2017, tr.  Megan McDowell, 192 p. Goodreads Original title: Distancia de rescate First published in 2014 My rating: 4,5 stars The novel was shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2017;…

Cluny Brown, by Margery Sharp (1944)

Click on the link below to read my review: Cluny Brown, by Margery Sharp (1944) About the book: Open Road Media, 2016, 270 p. Goodreads First published in 1944 My rating: 4 stars I read this book for Margery Sharp Day, an event hosted by Jane over at Beyond Eden Rock; The book was made into…

Incest, by Christine Angot, tr. Tess Lewis, 2017 (L’Incest, 1999)

Click on the link to read my review: Incest, by Christine Angot, tr. Tess Lewis, 2017 (L’Incest, 1999) About the book: Archipelago Books, 2017, tr. Tess Lewis, 160 p. Goodreads First published in 1999 Original title: L’inceste My rating: 2 stars This book was kindly sent to me by Archipelago Books for review.  

Lolly Willowes, by Sylvia Townsend Warner (1926)

Click on the link below to read my review: Lolly Willowes, by Sylvia Townsend Warner (1926) About the book NYRB classics, 1999, 222 p. Goodreads Virago, 2012, 224 p. Goodreads First published in 1926 My rating: 4 stars This book was read in October for R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril  XII  & The Virago Modern Classics Book Club, during Dewey’s 24 Hour…

Excellent Women, by Barbara Pym (1952)

Click on the link below to read my review: Excellent Women, by Barbara Pym (1952) About the book Penguin Classics, 2006, 231 p. Goodreads Virago Modern Classics Designer Collection, 2008, 288 p.Goodreads Virago Modern Classics, 2009, 304 p. Goodreads First published in 1952 My rating: 4 stars This book was read for The Classics Spin #15, and reviewed in…

After Kathy Acker: A Biography, by Chris Kraus (2017)

Click on the link below to read my review: After Kathy Acker: A Biography, by Chris Kraus (2017) About the book: Allen Lane, 2017, 352 p. Goodreads My rating 3,5 stars I read this book for Nonfiction November This book was kindly sent to me by Penguin Books for review.