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Imagination

Sometimes good television doesn’t depend on money, it depends on imagination and good people directing, casting and doing the job with talented people. Then you’re forgiven a great deal, I think, if sometimes something doesn’t look quite on the money.

Elisabeth Sladen

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Such a fantastic actress! She will be terribly missed. I’m glad the new episode of Doctor Who was dedicated to her. Her memory will live on forever and I am sure she will continue to enchant future generations . Good-bye my Sarah Jane!

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My reading list:

Novels:

  • North and South
  • Wives and Daughters

Novellas and short stories:

  • The Grey Woman and Other Tales
  • Round the Sofa

Essays:

  • An Accursed Race
  • French Life

Biography:

  • The Life of Charlotte Bronte

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Reading list:

  • The Pickwick Papers- Charles Dickens
  • Agnes Grey- Anne Bronte
  • The Tennant of Wildfell Hall-Anne Bronte
  • Shirley-Charlotte Bronte
  • The Professor-Charlotte Bronte
  • Villette-Charlotte Bronte
  • A Tale of Two Cities-Charles Dickens
  • Middlemarch-George Eliot
  • Cranford-Elizabeth Gaskell
  • The Well-Beloved-Thomas Hardy
  • Under The Greenwood Tree-Thomas Hardy
  • Far From The Madding Crowd-Thomas Hardy
  • Vanity Fair-William Makepeace Tackeray
  • The Valley of Fear-Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Mary Barton-Elizabeth Gaskell

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The Joy Of Reading

 I’ve recently stumbled upon  quite a few reading challenges that have proved very  inspirational so I decide to join two of them: Victorian Literature Challenge 2011  hosted by Subtle Melodrama  and Gaskell Reading Challenge on Gaskell Blog. For the Victorian Reading Challenge I’ve chosen The Desperate Remedies level and  that means reading 15+ books( rubs hands). Hope I’ll finish both of them.

The game is afoot…

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Finally…..

“May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful, and don’t forget to make some art – write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next year, you surprise yourself.” Neil Gaiman

 

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