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A reader who’ll try anything once, including bad books in search of good ones. Eclectic as her tastes are, she tends to gravitate to historical romances, realistic contemporaries, and some fantasy novels.

Currently reading

The Complete Sherlock Holmes (The Heirloom Collection)
Arthur Conan Doyle, Simon Vance
Progress: 13 %
Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila

Well, that was a book: The Awakening by Kate Chopin

The Awakening - Kate Chopin

If you like to read about idle people set around 1899 or if you'd like to write about them, then this is probably a book for you. Other than that, rather than any masterpiece of proto-feminism, it's a long novella about a woman realising she doesn't love her husband but can't leave him either because kids.


And the banning of it, says more about the time it was written and banned in than it says anything about the story.