Classics Club Review: The Lark by E. Nesbit

The Lark, E. Nesbit First published 1922   "The great fact of life. Life is a lark - all the parts of it, I mean, that are generally treated seriously: money, and worries about money, and not being sure what's going to happen. Looked at rightly, all that's an adventure, a lark. As long as... Continue Reading →

Persephone Book Review: The Village by Marghanita Laski

The Village, Marghanita Laski  First published 1952 Persephone Book #52   Set in the fictional English village of Priory Dean, The Village opens during the celebratory evening of V. E. Day. Although WWII has come to an end (at least in Europe), two women have still turned up for their shifts as Red Cross volunteers. This final... Continue Reading →