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Wanda's Book Reviews

I am currently reading my way through a long list of science fiction and fantasy titles.  (http://www.npr.org/2011/08/07/138938145/science-fiction-and-fantasy-finalists if you are interested in the list).

Reading progress update: I've read 475 out of 654 pages.

The Mysteries of Udolpho - Ann Radcliffe


Less than 200 pages left to go. 


It's a marvel that Emily manages to get anything done--she refuses to eat, she stays up all night listening & thinking, basically it's no wonder that she feels faint so often.


I'm glad I tackled this old Gothic tale, but wow, times have changed!  It's not easy for the modern reader to wade through all the descriptive detail.