Mansfield Park by Jane Austen Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 10 Jane Austen is perched on a curious point in the literary timeline, caught somewhat between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, both of which influenced her work. She greatly admires Samuel Johnson…
Notre-Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 17 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful (socially, academically, etc.) Count Frollo, Quasimodo, and Esmeralda are quite possibly the most twisted, most bizarre, and most unexpected love-triangle in literary…
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