Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

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This is the monthly read for July at the Book Club Forum, so the review will be slightly different. Synopsis: Conceived by a shy British don on a golden afternoon to entertain ten-year-old Alice Liddell and her sisters, Alice‚Äôs Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass have delighted generations of readers in more than eighty […]

The Chimes by Charles Dickens

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Synopsis from Amazon.com: The second of Dickens’ Christmas Books, The Chimes recounts the tale of a poor day laborer, Toby Veck. Like Scrooge, Toby is guided by a specter through the scenes that refocus his views of Victorian London with all its “stern realities.” This is not as well known as A Christmas Carol, and […]