A Little Princess, by Frances Hodgson Burnett This was another one of those old childhood favorites. Like The Secret Garden it's a story I read a few times when I was little. I started out (as with The Secret Garden) with a Scholastic Picture Book version of the story. The illustrations drew me in, but … Continue reading A Little Princess, Storytelling Inspiration
My Classic Club "Spin" for this round was The Old Man and the Sea, by Ernest Hemingway. This was a re-read for me, though I honestly can't recall much from my first time reading it. I was in late elementary school at the time (sixth grade, I believe) and it was the theme for my … Continue reading Classic Clubs Spin! Old Man and the Sea
The World According to Garp By John Irving I did it! I managed to read my Classics Club "Spin" selection! From the back cover: "This is the life of T.S. Garp, the bastard son of Jenny Fields -- a feminist leader ahead of her time. This is the life and death of a famous mother … Continue reading The World According to Garp. A Writers Reading.