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Carissa Green Reads

I read widely from many genres. Perhaps this blog will feature fewer ratings and reviews, but I certainly intend to write about my reading life - it's the subject I most find myself wanting to talk about.

Currently reading

The Selected Poems of Donald Hall
Donald Hall
The Gay Science: with a Prelude in Rhymes and an Appendix of Songs
Walter Kaufmann, Friedrich Nietzsche
A Kierkegaard Anthology
Robert W. Bretall
The Guns of August
Barbara W. Tuchman
SPOILER ALERT!
Brooklyn - Colm Tóibín

I loved this book quite a lot, every bit of it, until about 20 pages before the end, when I began to dread that I was about to hate the ending so so so much.

 

Ten pages until the end, I knew I was going to hate the ending, and therefore, the book would be forever spoiled. 

 

And then it wasn't. The dread lifted in the last five pages. And I loved it again. We are OK, Eilis and I.

 

-cg