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Victoria Reads Books

Global citizen, adventurer, ponderer. Lover of coffee, books, and the Oxford comma. Infected by wanderlust, enchanted by stories. Might occasionally be a photo blog.

Currently reading

Emma
Jane Austen
Progress: 230/412 pages
Le Petit Prince
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Eight Great Comedies
Sylvan Barnet, Morton Berman, William Burton
The Longman Anthology of Short Fiction, Compact Edition: Stories and Authors in Context
Dana Gioia, R.S. Gwynn
Anna Karenina
Leo Tolstoy, Louise Maude, Aylmer Maude, E.B. Greenswood
American Psycho - Bret Easton Ellis What a fun book to borrow from my school library. Not. For my American History class, I decided to choose a controversial book to review, and this was a candidate. Though I chose something else, I decided to read this anyway.

This is a difficult book for me to review. I have to admit that it was brilliantly written... it has jumped to the top of the list of the most disturbingly descriptive books I have ever read. On the other hand... I didn't really enjoy it. I don't regret reading it, though. Patrick's mind is an interesting place to get a glimpse of, and in a way, it captures many aspects and flaws of society (though hopefully not to that extent...).

Helpful hint: Don't read this while eating.