Book Review: ‘Nana’ by Emile Zola

“All of a sudden, in the good-natured child, the woman stood revealed, a disturbing woman with all the impulsive madness of her sex, opening the gates of the unknown world of desire. Nana was still smiling, but with the deadly smile of a man-eater.”Emile Zola, Nana Nana Coupeau was eighteen at the beginning of the... Continue Reading →

Book Review: ‘North and South’ by Elizabeth Gaskell

“Thinking has, many a time, made me sad, darling; but doing never did in all my life... My precept is, "Do something, my sister, do good if you can; but, at any rate, do something".”― Elizabeth Gaskell, North and South When we talk about novels set in the Victorian era written by female authors, Jane Austen and... Continue Reading →

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