Following two blogposts of literary British literary highlights from the 20th century. I like to pay attention to a mid 19th century successful crime novel. I read this book some years ago in December.
This novel is one of my favourites, because of the splendid descriptions of nearly everything from the impressive landscape and natural surroundings, to the frequent social encounters of the many characters, which sometimes seem to lead to friendship but can also be awkward and then lead to awkward situations and to conflicts.
A friend recently asked me how I spend my summer holidays. The answer to that question is, that I spend most of the time, reading or drawing. But as I never spend a holiday alone, part of the time is…
Last winter I had planned to write in summer about the roadsides flowering abundantly by the bicycle routes we frequently take. Meanwhile, June is here, but the roadsides along the bicycle routes are bare, grass and vegetation cut short.
This novel is the first on my list because I think it’s a wonderful novel, and I re-read it time and again. It is an autobiographical novel by Virginia Woolf, written in the stream of consciousness style.