Category Archives: First Chapters

Anna Karenina – the first 72 pages

And now for something completely different! I’m never quite sure how to define ‘literature’ as opposed to other novels, poems and plays that are not considered ‘literary’, but I feel safe in saying that anything written by Leo Tolstoy is … Continue reading

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The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale

One of the 3 books I took out of the school library for the summer holidays, I’ve just finished reading Chapter 1. So far, we’ve got all the elements of a good fairy story: a princess with distant parents and … Continue reading

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