Classics: “The Count of Monte Cristo”

It’s time to read it again

Thr0ugh The Mirr0r

“Moral wounds have this peculiarity – they may be hidden, but they never heal; always painful, always ready to bleed when touched, they remain fresh and open in the heart.”[1]

tumblr_mvsihbgmoa1rsbzcro9_500I kept this classic waiting for three years . There in the bookstores , sometimes I approached it , I thumbed through , I read a few sentences and put it back . I was not ready , it wasn’t the right time .
As I said , a book , a great classic in particular , requires proper attention , the urgent desire by the reader to jump in its pages and not the need to say ” I read it , I was clever .”
It is not a competition to see who is smarter , there are no prizes for those who pretend to be intellectualist. A good book, like a fine wine , should be…

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Classics: “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”

Thr0ugh The Mirr0r

“It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.” [1]

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<< This book speaks with me ! >>
How many times have we thought that, in front of a novel? A story that really seems to get closer to our daily life , or that for some mysterious reason awakens an emotion , a memory, a smell …
Perhaps the truly biggest benefit of the ” classics ” is to always bring back this wonderful feeling of belonging , of truth . Even if the stories may be distant in time and space , they can remain ever present without delay and find that reader that will exclaim << This book speaks with me ! >> . WITH me, not TO me . There is a difference .
It happens to me every time I read “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. ”

gif-of-alice-falling-through-the-looking-glass-gifI really…

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Classics: “The Count of Monte Cristo”

“Moral wounds have this peculiarity - they may be hidden, but they never heal; always painful, always ready to bleed when touched, they remain fresh and open in the heart.”[1]   I kept this classic waiting for three years . There in the bookstores , sometimes I approached it , I thumbed through , I … Continua a leggere Classics: “The Count of Monte Cristo”

Classics: “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”

  “It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.” [1]   << This book speaks with me ! >> How many times have we thought that, in front of a novel? A story that really seems to get closer to our daily life , or that for some mysterious reason … Continua a leggere Classics: “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”

“A dip in the Classics”

There are stories that die with the author, and others that survive them, they  are renewed, they take new blood and regenerate themselves. That despite the age are always contemporary, stories which you can change a bit here and there, dusting off the cover and voilà, they seem talking about what is happening nowadays. These … Continua a leggere “A dip in the Classics”