This is my fourth ‘Thoughts On’ post of an Émile Zola book, and as well as talking about the novel Nana itself, I will also reflect on judging others, something the novel made me think about a lot. What I would like to say right at the start is that after my rather disappointing experience … Continue reading Thoughts On Nana by Émile Zola (and some thoughts on judging others)
Just a quick blog post today, to say a very Happy Easter to all who visit my blog, whatever part of the world you are from! The weather has been and is surprisingly lovely in southern England, and I hope that despite the struggles with the world right now, you are safe, well and as … Continue reading Happy Easter to you All!
I've previously made no secret of the fact that I wasn't greatly enthralled reading The Kill (La Curée in its native french). The 2nd title in Zola's great Les Rougon-Macquart series, this is the first novel of Zola's that I have struggled reading. I normally start these 'Thoughts On' posts by stating that this is … Continue reading Thoughts On The Kill by Émile Zola