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6. Wow. What can I say? I absolutely loved this book! I could not put it down. I'd never read anything by Donna Tartt before so I was not sure what to expect. The story centres on a group of elite students at a prestigious university in Vermont, USA. What's different about the narrative compared to other crime novels is that it opens with the murder of one of the group by the others, however, the motive and whether they are held accountable for it is not known. It is told from the perspective of one of the group who joins them midway through the term. He's an outsider; someone who is not privy to their privileged backgrounds. The story skips between time by first introducing the group from the point of the murder, to a background of the main character, then the build to the murder, and the aftermath. The main character reminded me of Holden Caulfield (Catcher in the Rye) in terms of coming of age theme,and Nick Carraway (The Great Gastby) who is on the peripheral of the events in that novel. Can anyone recommend any other good crime novels? #womensliterature #womenslit #femaleauthors #penguinbooks #novels #englishliterature #englishlit #donnatartt #crimenovels #crimenovel #crime #classics #greek #vermont #americanliterature #americanlit #university #ivyleague #college #thesecrethistory #wealth #money #murder #green #penguincrime #booksofinsta #booksofinstagram #igers #instabooks #currentlyreading
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elizabethpyjov
Look forward to starting these books ! Who has read them and likes them? #bookstagram #igreads #fscottfitzgerald #marquez #gabrielgarciamarquez #proust #marcelproust #swannsway #frenchlit #latinamericanlit #americanlit #reader #author #bookworm #readinglist #classics #loveliterature #literature #lookingforward #bookstagrammer #bookstack #bookplans
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salvatorerussolillo : Pretty sweet
dottaunick : Haven't read the top, but the bottom two are excellent!
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seekaytri
"Often I am permitted to return to a meadow as if it were a scene made-up by the mind, that is not mine, but is a made place, that is mine, it is so near to the heart, an eternal pasture folded in all thought so that there is a hall therein that is a made place, created by light wherefrom the shadows that are forms fall." (Robert Duncan) Poetry hike with @vagaceira, @mathieuosffts and Cole this afternoon. #CanLit #poetry #hiking #okanagan #AmericanLit #knoxmountain #explorekelowna #ylw #kelownanow #kelowna #blackmountain #robertduncan
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mathieuosffts : Such a wonderful afternoon :)
seekaytri : @mathieuosffts yes!
angelwil : So beautiful! Both poem and photo.
sechelteasylife : That hike always makes my lungs scream just a little bit eberytime๐Ÿ˜จ๐Ÿ˜จ๐Ÿ˜จ
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azfetti11
The Drought is Over..... New Shit Available Now!!!! #AmericanLit ..... Heavy in the Tide Mill Corner Store..... Tag your local corner store and they'll be in there ASAP ๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿ’ฏ
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northwordsskagway
Steinbeck makes appearance at Skagway's North Words via Dan Henry's chest. #literarygreats #steinbeck #americanclassics #authors #creativeminds #danschest #americanlit #write #steinbeckfan #skagwayalaska #hainesdanhenry
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steinbeckcenter : Cool shirt! @northwordsskagway
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shakesphobic
Queredes ver unha miga do meu #bulletjournal do traballo?
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shakesphobic : #zapatillas #chinelos #slippers
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marcelfr : Eu si! Eu descubrin o outro día o que era hahaha
shakesphobic : @marcelfr jejeje eu non hai tanto. Cando me empecei a viciar a Youtube...
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shakesphobic
Lectura entre as pernas dunha bruxa.
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chousinho : ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜
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elizabethpyjov
Finished this book. Love it so much ! #catch22 #josephheller #book #reading #bookstagram #igreads #americanlit #antiwar #literature #peace
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elenpolixenayannis : gorgeous!
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morrisdimarco
"They were not friends. They didn't know each other. For an instant the wordless shock of his realization seemed more than he could bear." #TheTalentedMrRipley #PatriciaHighsmith #Bompiani #Instalibro #bookworm #reading #Americanlit #novel #LGBTliterature #booksof2016
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dragonsrose4
#China #shenzhen #luohu #preparing #stockingup #americanlit #APAH #APArthistory #poetry #nortonanthology #mla #honorsenglish #vocabvocabvocab #newschoolyear
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instabookslover
The Great Gatsby, one of my favourite books๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ“š #bookstagram #books #booklover #bookworm #bookish #bookaholic #booklover #thegreatgatsby #penguinbooks #penguinmodernclassics #penguinstagram #classics #americanlit #americanliterature
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maritzarits
Very happy book nerd. #hereiam #jonathansafranfoer #reviewcopy #booknerd #americanlit #bookstagram #igreads #hebbannl #excited #perksofbeingabookreviewer #toughlife #advanceproofcopy
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maritzarits : @esthr1987 denk Vanditmar lief aankijken. Heb 'm via Hebban gekregen!
esthr1987 : Goed gedaan;) benieuwd wat je vindt!
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knottymarie
Win a $25 Gift card!!! Visit www.jinglejanglejungle.net and www.literaryau.com to enter. So simple, so easy! But HURRY! This giveaway ends 11:59pm May 30 #EnterToWin #AmazonGiftCard #Giveaway
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knottymarie : #Literature #Horror #Counterculture #Biographies #AmericanLit #AmericanLiterature #Paranormal #AfricanAmericans #Culture #Ethnicity #Feminism #Crime #Books #History #ScienceFiction #Conspiracies #Sociology #WomensIssues #Writing #Mythology
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zoe_downey
Last exam vibes! Good luck today every1, we can do this ๐Ÿ‘ผ๐Ÿ’˜ #finalexam #americanlit #goldsmiths #goldsmithsuniversity #sunnyafternoon #muchlove #xx
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tiggy.p : Good luck Zoe!!! ๐ŸŒž
zoe_downey : Good luck Tegan!! See u at uni ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’• @tiggy.p
shanna_zh : Good luck ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป
zoe_downey : @shanna_zh Thank you, I'm all done now for the summer!! Have you had your final hand in yet?? ๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ’˜
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lilitslittlelibrary
"The cotton was open and spilling into the fields; the very air smelled of it. In field after field as he passed along the pickers, arrested in stooping attitudes, seemed fixed amid the constant surf of bursting bolls like piles in surf, the long, partly-filled sacks streaming away behind them like rigid frozen flags. The air was hot, vivid and breathless--a final fierce concentration of the doomed and dying summer. " * The king of Southern Gothic fiction. I've started reading Faulkner's Snopes Trilogy. This is the first book, which follows the rise and influence of the Snopes family in Frenchman's Bend. An ironic take on classical tragedy with Faulkner's humor, criticism of the antebellum South, and impeccable prose. * Planning to read "A Rose For Emily" once I've finished the Snopes Trilogy.
ophelia.desdemona : Beautiful edition ๐Ÿ˜ I really need to read him.
lilitslittlelibrary : @msexton1227 A lot of people are first introduced to Faulkner with The Sound and The Fury because it's required reading in some areas. It's a really challenging introduction if you're unfamiliar with his style. Instead, I would recommend starting with one of these: Sartoris, As I Lay Dying, Light in August, or The Reivers,
lilitslittlelibrary : @ophelia.desdemona Yes! I pretty confident that you will love Faulkner.
lilitslittlelibrary : @ouija.doodle @darnius you've both selected two of his novels I adore most. The Sound and the Fury was the first Faulkner I ever read. Special place in my heart.
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afterword
Plans: totally booked. #stayinbed #mobydick #thewhale #thebigread #melville #americanlit #theresheblows #mastersdegree #englishnerd
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gwenhwyfarrdr
Thesis af en nieuw kleurtje, joepie. #ennuvakantie #thesis #master #hair #red #hair #redhead #done #hairoftheday #fire #coates #baldwin #americanlit #vacation
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zoe_downey
Me in lyf #study #revision #examseason #exams #emilydickinson #hawthorne #americanlit #shizuku #whisperoftheheart #studioghibli #hayaomiyazaki #wah
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madeleinesaghir : Not long now til it's all over!!๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿป
andreagrieb : Yes I have! Shake was my last one. You'll be with us soon in freedom ๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒŸ
zoe_downey : @andreagrieb Ahhh well done!! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ<3 And thank youuu, I can't wait to finish and be free!
zoe_downey : @madeleinesaghir Sending happy vibes, good luck with your last exam!!! <3<3
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izzie_nightshade
Langston Hughes. #literature #americanlit #poetry #americanpoet #langstonhughes #harlemrenaissance #amazing #inspiring #awesome #poet #rhythm #jazz #newyorkscene #thetwenties #suicidenote #poetryshot #witty #beautifulwords #woah
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night.breather : Love this
mrsbbellows : AYYYY, MI LANGSTON!!!!
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johannaa___
Flower Power ๐ŸŒธโœŒ๐Ÿป๏ธ#snapchat #bored #girl #blonde #blondie #studying #americanlit #flowerpower #flowergirl #spring #peaceout
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xn.ni : cutie ๐Ÿ˜
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laura.e.byrd
Sometimes we over complicate life-we live for someone else's idea of what is right for us rather than listening to the beat of our own drum. Often, it's the simplest things that mean the most. Listen to your drum...Find the words...Be happy. ๐ŸŒพ๐ŸŒพ#JackKerouac #TheDharmaBums #OnTheRoad #BeatGeneration #SimpleWords #Kerouac #LifeQuotes #WordsToLiveBy #Poetry #Travel #AmericanLit
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sarablanck
I read short stories and I bawl my eyes out. They don't even have to be sad. #hopelessromantic #americanlit #englishmajor #fuckyourmovies #shortstories
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jay_dubbzzzz
Some people dress for success. We dress for the stress. (And get coffee that almost makes us late for our 8AM final). #finalsweek #almostseniors #tayloru #tutrojans #2NEfambam #englishmuffins #starbs #ENG240 #americanlit #englishmajorprobs
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gwenhwyfarrdr
Channeling my inner Ben Franklin, of alsook nog een week voor dat die thesis binnen moet. #americanlit #thesis #benfranklin #americuh #usa #murica #literature #master #nogeenweek
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read_em_and_weep__
Finished this classic by William Faulkner today. The form of this story is so effective and the way Faulkner manages to create unique and individual voices for each of his characters is inspiring. I'd give this 4/5 ๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒž
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pamneedscoffee
Hemingway drank too much. #beer #hemingway #keywest #florida #americanlit
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1clarkof4 : You have an interesting follower there Pam!
pamneedscoffee : @1clarkof4 I thought I blocked it. I had to make sure I spelled Americanlit right
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dpoe2
"Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain." -Jack Kerouac Finally made it to the beautiful mountains of Big Sur, where one of the most influential writing inspirations of American literature,Jack Kerouac, spent much of his time. #bigsur #pacificcoasthighway #kerouac #explore #travel #beatniks #westcoast #americanlit
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supahtee : I'm going to be in big sur in June!
dpoe2 : @supahtee you will absolutely love it. Make sure you stop at the henry miller library, it's like another realm, right out on the cliffs.
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jewel.designs
You could say I have a love for Emerson. This was my senior quote in high school. . . . . #path #emerson #americanlit #motivation #self #positivevibes
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rootsdigital
#NormanMailer #Waypoint #RootsDigital #amreading #AmericanLit #books #bookstagram #thriller #thrillers #novels #stories #writing #reading #literature #bourbon
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izzie_nightshade
Finkler's Question in the bargains stand! #yeah #thishappened #todayistheday #americanlit #jewish #fiction #howardjakobson #writer #bargains #books #bookstores #zgz #zaragoza #afterclass #luckyme
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coffeepleasenow
The Road Not Taken Ah! I hate myself for loving this poem so much because it's really so conventional but at the same time it should be. What an ingenious piece. I still have so many feelings when I read it and it's been ten years since I first read it, it's still so fascinating. I love how widely misinterpreted it is yet maybe not so misinterpreted. How ironic. I think Frost does this on purpose, in efforts to appeal to the two audiences and I personally am both audiences: 1. Careless readers who enjoy its seemingly relatable nature because they see it as a metaphor for their own lifeline and projected choices 2. People who read it simply (or maybe not so simply, rather.) The irony is that both roads are equally as traveled from one viewpoint leading me to think I didn't pick a road any more ordinary (lol see what I did there) than everyone else in life and I'm not that important. But then again in the second stanza, it implies that one of the roads IS LESS WORN! So maybe I do get to feel like I chose/choose my own destiny in life that stands out from the rest...WHO KNOWS, it makes me crazy. But this is pretty much how I feel about everyone and everything in life. I'm always seeing from two points of view, this poem describes my outlook on ALL things. So it makes me just want to choose Jesus, and have him decide it all for me. Isn't it crazy? #theroadnottaken #robertfrost #irony #doublemeaning #americanlit #poetry
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coffeepleasenow : #YoureNotThatRelevant #ButYouAreThough
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book_50
One last look at yesterday's "Rethinking Required Reading" post, which is up now on the blog! I loved Gatsby when I read it in school, but I have a lot of friends who didn't enjoy it. It's truly the book that best represents the whole mindset of America in the 1920's. #Gatsby #roaring20s #summerreadinng #requiredreading #classics #americanlit #fscottfitzgerald #wordpress #bookfifty
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lexigagan : Love this edition!
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agmill09
Slowly knocking out the #ThesisStack with this classic ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿผ
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existgreat : This is great๐Ÿ‘Œ
vivere_per_raccontarla : ๐Ÿ’–
jdavismoranti : This one is definitely nice
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