The Growth of a Soul: Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)

  Daniel Deronda was George Eliot’s final novel and her most controversial work.The book contains a double plot, which was quite common with Victorian novelists such as Charles Dickens and William Thackeray, but Eliot took an unusual direction in this novel by introducing a Jewish theme. Between 1860 and 1874, the idea of re-establishing a … Continue reading The Growth of a Soul: Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)

Book Reviews

My Pinterest Book Board – I’ve started this account for book reviews. My other Pinterest page is mostly connected to my old blog but I’m adding in links to this blog also: here. It has links to AmblesideOnline books and years. If you are looking for specific book, author, or subject, try the search option … Continue reading Book Reviews

Between Midnight and Dawn: A Literary Guide to Prayer for Lent, Holy Week, and Eastertide

Between Midnight and Dawn: A Literary Guide to Prayer for Lent, Holy Week, and Eastertide is a rich and beautiful resource compiled by Sarah Arthur and published by Paraclete Press in 2016. This exceptional anthology includes selections from classic and contemporary literature by writers as diverse as Fyodor Dostoevsky, Charles Dickens, G.K. Chesterton, George Eliot, … Continue reading Between Midnight and Dawn: A Literary Guide to Prayer for Lent, Holy Week, and Eastertide