“A novel is just a story that hasn’t yet discovered a way to be brief.”
— George Saunders
Norwegian Catholic gal has premarital sex, raises 7 boys, joins a convent, and—warning! spoiler alert!—dies of the plague. #SigridUndset
Hard at work on chapter three.
Sweet, plain Cathy Sloper has a rich heel dad & ne’er-do-well suitor. She just wants 2 be loved. You can’t always get what you want. #HJames
5 fancy Russian families living during Napoleon Invasion. Lots of drinking, dancing, politicking, fighting, courting & cavorting. #Tolstoy
Good son Gregor bugs out, climbs walls, skips work, gives family the creeps. Sadly, they are happy when he curls up in a ball & dies. #Kafka