Book Kaleidoscope 2013: Top 5 Most Memorable Quotes

I’m gonna share the most memorable quotes from the books I’ve read in 2013 with pictures, using Texcutie app for Instagram. I also have posted these quotes in my Instagram account (@melmarian). #5 #4 #3 #2 #1 Now, because Quote #1 in my Top 5 Most Memorable Quotes is really long, I just typed it down directly into the post instead of using a picture. … Continue reading Book Kaleidoscope 2013: Top 5 Most Memorable Quotes

Book Kaleidoscope 2013: Top 5 Book Boyfriends

Wrapping up the year won’t be complete without a little rewinding of the books I have read in 2013. Continuing last year’s Book Kaleidoscope hosted by Fanda Classiclit, this year’s Book Kaleidoscope comes with 5 different categories, and still starts with the category that makes bookish fangirls cheer. So here they are, my Top 5 Book Boyfriends of 2013: #5. Ron Weasley from Harry Potter … Continue reading Book Kaleidoscope 2013: Top 5 Book Boyfriends

Best Literary Hero and Heroine – The Classics Club’s April Meme

The question for The Classics Club’s April meme is: “Who is hands-down the best literary hero, in your opinion? Likewise, who is the best heroine?” I will answer for the best literary heroine first. I love Jane Eyre. I adore her spirit. I adore that Charlotte Brontë made her a heroine that doesn’t need a pretty face, and doesn’t need a man with pretty face … Continue reading Best Literary Hero and Heroine – The Classics Club’s April Meme

Great Expectations – Charles Dickens

Mind you—this will be a long review. Young Pip was a poor orphan, to begin with. He lived in the marsh country with his old sister and her husband, Joe Gargery the blacksmith. One Christmas day, by the tombstone of his father and mother and brothers on the churchyard, he met an escaped convict from a prison-ship. This convict with a forceful threat ordered Pip … Continue reading Great Expectations – Charles Dickens

Quotes: Pip to Estella, the Agony of Romantic Love

I have never read a declaration of romantic love so strong, so desperate, and so agonizing as Pip’s love for Estella in Great Expectations. So here are some quotes from the book to put it in the picture. A love against everything “The unqualified truth is, that when I loved Estella with the love of a man, I loved her simply because I found her … Continue reading Quotes: Pip to Estella, the Agony of Romantic Love

Adaptation Review: Great Expectations (2011)

Sinopsis: Philip “Pip” Pirrip hanyalah seorang anak yatim piatu miskin yang nasibnya hendak diubah seratus delapan puluh derajat oleh takdir yang mempertemukannya dengan seorang buronan bernama Magwitch (Ray Winstone). Walaupun dibawah ancaman, Pip bersedia mengulurkan pertolongan untuk Magwitch yang sedang dikejar-kejar serombongan tentara. Dan ia melakukan sedikit lebih daripada apa yang diminta Magwitch. Di hari yang sama, Uncle Pumblechook, seorang kerabat, datang ke tempat peleburan … Continue reading Adaptation Review: Great Expectations (2011)