Best of 2009 (not previously read): Tess of the D'Urbervilles*****, by Thomas Hardy
Reading in 2008 *****
Total of 45 listed
Best of 2008 (not previously read): Down the Garden Path, by Beverley Nichols**** Although I rated others higher, this is the one I'm gladdest that I read. I will read it again.
Reading in 2007 *****(Beginning 6/14/07)
Total of 38 listed.
Best of 2007 (of books not previously read): The Dollmaker, by Harriette Arnow***** 2008 comment: This book should be known as an American classic. Probably, the depressive nature, the general unhappiness of it, is the reason it is not more popular.
Favorites (subject to change)
BOOKS: A Tale of Two Cities; The Pathfinder; The Brothers Karamazov; Wuthering Heights; China Court; The Once and Future King; The Education of Little Tree; Kim
FLOWERS: Roses, Forget-Me-Not, Spirea (Bridal Wreath), Lily of the Valley
POETS: Robert Browning, G.M. Hopkins, Robert Frost, Conrad Aiken
MOVIES: The Uninvited; Titanic (1997); My Fair Lady; Dr. Zhivago; Julius Caesar (1953); Sense and Sensibility (1995); Misery; Contact (1997), The Dead Zone; The Big Country; The Last Emperor, Legends Of the Fall, The Education of Little Tree