Tag: Historical fiction

Jojo Rabbit

Jojo Rabbit

I saw Jojo Rabbit at the end of the lockdown in France, sometime in June when theaters opened again. And I’ve got to say that despite the conditions, it was a really great experience! Synopsis Jojo is a lonely german boy. His vision of the Read more

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

The Help is the latest book I’ve read. I finished it on the 8th of December. But it was the second time that I’ve read this. And I didn’t expect to be as touched by the story the second time as I was the first Read more

The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

  I read The Three Musketeers this summer while on vacation at my mother’s. I wanted to read it, like every book I read in French because they are classics. And perhaps one of the most famous French novels abroad. The Three Musketeers has been Read more

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

  I decided to read The Scarlet Letter a few months ago. Because it seemed important to me to also read classics in English, not just for classes, but for me. So I decided to tackle one of the most basic ones in American culture, Read more

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind

  I read Perfume: The Story of a Murderer for my German class last year. We had to read it in German, but it was way too hard for me to do it. So I ended up buying it in French. I chose to read Read more

My alternative ending to Beloved

My alternative ending to Beloved

So, this is the first time I’m ever going to show what I wrote to someone else than a teacher. Last semester, for my American literature class, I had to write an alternative ending to Beloved (you can find the review here). Beloved is the story of Read more

Les Misérables by Victor Hugo

Les Misérables by Victor Hugo

  I read Les Misérables this summer. And it took me about the whole month of August to do so, and I’m a fast reader! It’s probably the biggest book I’ll ever read in my entire life. I read it because my best friend’s author Read more

King Lear by William Shakespeare

King Lear by William Shakespeare

I read King Lear for my British literature class this semester. And tomorrow I’ll have my final on it. It was the first Shakespeare that I read in English. It was way harder than when I read it in French because, in French, they tried Read more

Beloved by Toni Morrison

Beloved by Toni Morrison

Beloved is a book I had to read for my American literature class this year. I took the book first because I have ancestors who were slaves in the West Indies. And I wanted to read a book that was about their lives. About how Read more