Meme, Posts in Indonesian

Wishful Wednesday (29)

Walau nggak menang di WW edisi giveaway minggu lalu, saya masih semangat ikut WW, mumpung lagi mood ada buku yang lagi dimupengin berat *bahasa apalagi ini* dan sebentar lagi saya ngerayain ultah, siapa tau ada yang mau kasih kado, hihihi... Buat yang belum tau, saya penggemar berat Jane Eyre. Baru tahun lalu saya memutuskan mengoleksi… Continue reading Wishful Wednesday (29)

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Artikel Buku, Classic, Koleksi Bukuku, Posts in English, Victorian literature

Two New (But Old) Jane Eyres

Sorry for the long absence! It’s been so difficult for me to compose new blog posts lately due to some things going on in my life—things I need to take care of, AND my laptop had broken down. For the time being, let me show you my two new (but old) Jane Eyres. Needless to… Continue reading Two New (But Old) Jane Eyres

Artikel Buku, Posts in English

Book Kaleidoscope 2014: Favorite Books

Two historical fiction books, one history book, one modern classic and one Victorian classic, here are my top 5 favorite books of 2014: #5. Pulang – Leila S. Chudori The only Indonesian fiction in this list, Pulang (“Going Home” in English) connects three historical events: 1965 tragedy in Indonesia, 1968 student revolution in Paris, and… Continue reading Book Kaleidoscope 2014: Favorite Books

Artikel Buku, Posts in English

Book Kaleidoscope 2014: Book Boyfriends

2014, the year of ups and downs. Please forgive my being late to post this, but I feel that my year of books would not be wrapped up properly without posting Book Kaleidoscope. However, from the 5 categories provided by Fanda Classiclit, this time I only take 2, one of them is: Book Boyfriends I… Continue reading Book Kaleidoscope 2014: Book Boyfriends

Artikel Buku, Charles Dickens, Charlotte Bronte, Classic, Meme, Posts in English

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

5 star review, Adult Fiction, Book Reviews, Diane Setterfield, Gothic Fiction, Posts in Indonesian

Dongeng Ketiga Belas (The Thirteenth Tale) – Diane Setterfield

Semua orang memiliki cerita. Karena cerita seperti keluarga. Kau mungkin tidak mengenal siapa mereka, atau telah kehilangan mereka, tetapi mereka tetap ada. Kau tak bisa berkata kau tidak memiliki mereka. Vida Winter adalah seorang penenun cerita. Semasa hidupnya ia telah melahirkan 56 buku yang semuanya laris bak kacang goreng. Cerita-cerita. Dongeng-dongeng. Namun tak satupun cerita… Continue reading Dongeng Ketiga Belas (The Thirteenth Tale) – Diane Setterfield

1001 Books, 5 star review, Book Reviews, Charlotte Bronte, Classic, Drama, Gothic Fiction, Posts in Indonesian, Romance, Victorian literature

Jane Eyre – Charlotte Brontë

"Aku tak pernah berniat mencintainya, pembaca tahu aku sudah berjuang keras untuk mencabut benih-benih cinta di dalam jiwaku, tapi sekarang, saat aku melihatnya lagi, benih-benih itu langsung bertumbuh, hijau dan kuat! Dia membuatku mencintainya tanpa memandangku." Apa yang anda harapkan dari sebuah novel roman? Tokoh-tokoh utama yang ganteng dan cantik, cinta menggebu-gebu yang terhalang, namun… Continue reading Jane Eyre – Charlotte Brontë