Elizabeth von Arnim: The Solitary Summer – Reading Progress Update: 22 of 190 Pages

The Solitary Summer - Elizabeth von Arnim

Aaand there we are — there had to be a veritable Thoreau eulogy sooner rather than later.  I love the sense of spiritual companionship coming through here, though — and I love how she is attributing different times of day and environments to different authors.  Ah, the luxury of being able to do that in the first place!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Summary post HERE.
Further reading progress updates:


Original post:
ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1783308/reading-progress-update-i-ve-read-22-out-of-190-pages

One thought on “Elizabeth von Arnim: The Solitary Summer – Reading Progress Update: 22 of 190 Pages”

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Literature Reviews

Anthony Berkeley: Murder in the Basement

This is middling Berkeley, not as problematic as The Wychford Poisoning Case or The Silk Stockings Murders, but OTOH also a fair way from the (mostly) enjoyable and intelligent writing that are The Poisoned Chocolates Case and Trial and Error. I rather like the setup — a body found by accident in a place where […]

Read More
Literature Reviews

Phoebe Atwood Taylor: The Cape Cod Mystery

The Appointment with Agatha group’s January 2022 side read: my first book by Atwood Taylor (though I’d heard her name before) and almost certainly not my last one. I’m not entirely sold on the main investigator, Asey Mayo; he comes across as rather too mannered and the book might have benefitted if the first person […]

Read More
Literature Reviews

Zora Neale Hurston: Dust Tracks on a Road

Definitely the best book I read during the first week of the new year; the New Yorker pretty much nailed it when calling the book “warm, witty, imaginative” and adding “This is a rich and winning book.” I’d (finally) read Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God last year; having now read her autobiography, I recongnize […]

Read More
%d bloggers like this: