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User Review  - Limelite - LibraryThing

While this is a collection, my review is only on Lady Susan, the one novel included that I had not already read. Lady Susan is not one of Austen’s better novels. That said, is should be read anyway ... Read full review

Review: Great Books of the Western World

User Review  - Garrett Starr - Goodreads

I have always wanted this collection, but over the years I purchased other books instead. When our church moved into our current digs, this entire collection was hidden away in a back room and covered ... Read full review

Review: Emma

User Review  - Lotz - Goodreads

It was a delightful visit—perfect, in being much too short. The first time I ever read a Jane Austen novel, I had no idea what I was getting into. The book was Sense and Sensibility, and I began it ... Read full review

Review: Great Books of the Western World

User Review  - Richard Durham - Goodreads

A good interpretation of the St. John's College reading list. Read full review

Review: Great Books of the Western World

User Review  - Jo Kim - Goodreads

GREAT BOOKS OR PRETENTIOUS HORSE POO-POO? Great Books or Pretentious Horse Poo-Poo? A dozen or so years ago, someone recommended to me a book list in How to Read a Book by Mortimer Adler. As Wikipedia ... Read full review

Review: Emma

User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

It's called a classic for a reason. If you've only seen one of the many movie versions do yourself a favor and read the book, you won't be sorry. Read full review

Review: Great Books of the Western World

User Review  - John Mason - Goodreads

Mortimer J. Adler did a terriffic service compiling the classic works of westers literature, science, and philosophy for all to read, in their origional form, not at all dumbing them down. Read full review

Review: Emma

User Review  - Fenia - Goodreads

Re-reading Jane Austen is always a joy. It just feels like home. Its familiar. I love her so much. I don't think i will ever get bored of re-reading her books. And Emma is so witty and a great novel and just..WHERE IS MY MR.KNIGHTLEY? Or any Austen male character??? Read full review

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