last week I told you I was going to spend February reading short stories. I figured I might as well give you some short updates of my progress along with some short reviews!
today is the 4th (or it was last night when I wrote this) and I have read 4 books! pretty good progress considering I spent most of Sunday either running or being Super Bowl involved.
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad - dear me! this one almost ended the entire thing. I got so under water with all the alliteration that I am not sure what the story was really about.
The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler - nothing short about this. it was a full length book! the period slang cracked me up. I could see becoming a Phillip Marlowe fan.
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote - very much like the movie. I could hear Audrey Hepburn the whole time I was reading it. (not that that is a bad thing!)
Animal Farm by George Orwell - what is there to say about this book? so on point and so well written!
I believe Passing is next. the edition of The Metamorphosis I requested from the library showed up as a graphic novel. no thank you!