Monthly Archives: September 2010

Plot is the Novel’s Heartbeat

On Chesil Beach is so, so elegant. And terribly short, only 166 pages in my paperback copy. It is really only two scenes: Florence and Edward’s wedding night, and what follows.  The narrative is laced with flashbacks that explain how … Continue reading

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The Very Long of It

Some sort of introduction or explanation is, probably, in order. The short variety is that I am a literature student who needs somewhere to clear her head. I read a lot, and think far too much. Part of the of … Continue reading

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