Tag Archives: Jane Austen

20 favourite prose fictions

I need to take a break from all the Xenogears-posting. The laziest best change of pace I can think of is to do an update of my previous list of favourite prose fictions, especially given how I’ve spent a lot … Continue reading

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Sorry guys this is a literary blog now

So I’ve wrapped up Moby-Dick, which is a fine book. Though admittedly I was a tad relieved when the epilogue came and went. I usually like to do a “best books I read this year” kind of list around new … Continue reading

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Day 10. J is for Jane Austen

If there is a serious rival for the pedestal I tend to place G.K. Chesterton on, it is Jane Austen. Like Chesterton, I discovered Austen during my freshman year as an undergraduate. I had previously made a failed attempt to … Continue reading

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Ponies and such

So, the latest season of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic is off to a good start. It looks like they’re trying to pull off a season -length story arc for the first time, and it’ll be interesting to see … Continue reading

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Favourite first sentences

This is the second lame Favourites post I’ve done for this blog. But favourite first sentences of novels/short stories is a slightly more interesting subject for a favourites list than, say, favourite novels, no? No one who had ever seen … Continue reading

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