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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

Three Sisters, Three Queens (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels)
Philippa Gregory
A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry
Czesław Miłosz
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

What a gift!

— feeling big smile
Jane Eyre (New York Public Library Collector's Editions) - Charlotte Brontë

Look at this beautiful edition of Jane Eyre my uncle gave me. Hardcover, lovely dust jacket, striped endpapers, reproduction of 1923 French Lithographs in the text. He's so good to think of me.

 

I actually don't have a hardcover Jane Eyre, and now I probably will never need another; this one is so fine. 

 

And the best part: My uncle is a fantastic flea market/second hand shop/yard sale/antique store bargain hunter, so he probably got it for a heckuva deal. I'll be the beneficiary of that anytime.

 

Thanks and love, from

 

-C.