My Favourite Literature

“Some who have read the book, or at any rate have reviewed it, have found it boring, absurd, or contemptible, and I have no cause to complain, since I have similar opinions of their works, or of the kinds of writing that they evidently prefer.”
- J. R. R. Tolkien on The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
Les Miserables ~ Victor Hugo
The Mayor of Casterbridge ~ Thomas Hardy
An Ideal Husband ~ Oscar Wilde
Mansfield Park ~ Jane Austen
Great Expectations ~ Charles Dickens
Wheel of Time series ~ Robert Jordan
I Thirst ~ Gina Marinello-Sweeney
Simple & Pure ~ Michael Rahlfs
Percy Jackson & Heroes of Olympus series ~ Rick Riordan
Fairy Stories Retold series ~ Regina Doman
John Paul II High series ~ Christian M. Frank

“It was part of his nature to extenuate nothing and live on as one of his own worst accusers.” - The Mayor of Casterbridge

“It is not the perfect, but the imperfect, who have need of love.
It is when we are wounded by our own hands that love should come to cure us.
Else what use is love at all?”
An Ideal Husband

If the soul is left in darkness, sins will be committed. The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but the one who causes the darkness.
Les Miserables

“I wish it need not have happened in my time," said Frodo.
"So do I," said Gandalf, "and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”
The Fellowship of the Ring