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  • Southern reading challenge

    Southern reading challenge

    August was for me the month of the Southern reading challenge: With a bottle of Southern Comfort, a large box of Southern pecans and three books I enjoyed a month of Southern literature. The masterpieces I read: The adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain. This novel has been on my to-be-read list ever since […]

  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    Author Mark Twain Title Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Year 1884 Mark Twain is the pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910). With his novels The adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Twain became one of the best-known American authors. Huckleberry Finn starts with a rather severe warning: Persons attempting to find a […]

  • Southern Reading Challenge

    Southern Reading Challenge

    The challenge: Read three Southern books. The books must contain a Southern setting by a Southern author. The challenge is hosted by Maggie of Maggie reads. Maggie defined the Southern region with a helpful map (just for me, she told me). Apparently, “south” refers to the south-east (no, not the south) of the U.S. Why […]