Thursday, October 12, 2006

The House of Mirth

I just finished "The House of Mirth" and man, am I ever depressed now. I started off really not liking Lily Bart one bit, and then I was annoyed with her for being so naive about Trenor, etc, but at the end, oh, I felt for her, I really did.

I don't know that I liked this work, and it certainly took me long enough to read it, but I will say that Lily won me over in the end.

Now, off to "Crime and Punishment". Or, maybe Monday.


michelle said...

I really enjoyed House of Mirth but it certainly does take its toll on you at the end.

Somehow you find yourself attached to Lily no matter how hard you try to avoid it.

There is a decent movie version out on DVD that's worth a watch.

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Heather said...

Yeah? I'll have to look into that.

I always like to compare books to movies, or vice versa and see just how close to the book the film is.