beamcq is not currently reading any books.
I’m female, from the United States. I’ve been a DailyLit member since February 05, 2009. My reading interests include classics, and english literature.
- Walden finished
- The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders finished
- The Moonstone finished
- My Antonia finished
- Vanity Fair finished
- The French Revolution finished
- El Dorado finished
- The Elusive Pimpernel finished
- The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel finished
- The Scarlet Pimpernel finished
- Madame de Staël finished
- A Tale of Two Cities finished
- Castle Rackrent finished
- Evelina finished
- Who is Mark Twain? finished
- The Raven finished
- The Woman in White finished
- Agnes Grey finished
- Wuthering Heights finished
- The Legend of Sleepy Hollow finished
- Under the Greenwood Tree finished
I re-read about the first half of the book once I finished it. And I'd say yes, this is definatly referring to the guillotine, just as he refers to the carts sitting at a farm that will one day rumble through the streets of Paris, carrying prisioners to their deaths.
This is not a 'light' read, but the writing is so amazing that it's stayed with me since I've finished it. It's definately worth the effort to read and understand everything he is saying. Simply an amazing piece of story-telling.
Thanks, I have it on my 'to-read' list, along with a dozen others! Too many great books to choose from, thanks again.
I agree, both Heathcliff and Cathy had some serious emotional issues. And Heathcliff was especially sadistic and cruel, not a hero at all. Glad I had the opportunity from DailyLit to finally read it, it was worthwhile, but I won't read it again either.
I'd like to see Armadale, No Name, or any other title added. I read Woman in White and am now obsessed with Wilkie Collins. Thanks DailyLit!!