Starry Dreamer

Reflections of a Dreaming Girl

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amandaonwriting:

Matilda Wormwood’s Reading List (Matilda)
After Matilda whets her palate on The Secret Garden and Great Expectations, Roald Dahl lays it out for us.
“Over the next six months, under Mrs. Phelps watchful and compassionate eye, Matilda read the following books:”
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles DickensOliver Twist by Charles DickensJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontePride and Prejudice by Jane AustenTess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas HardyGone to Earth by Mary WebbKim by Rudyard KiplingThe Invisible Man by H.G. WellsThe Old Man and the Sea by Ernest HemingwayThe Sound and the Fury by William FaulknerThe Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckThe Good Companions by J.B. PriestleyBrighton Rock by Graham GreeneAnimal Farm by George Orwell
She also reads:The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. LewisJust So Stories by Rudyard KiplingThe Red Pony by John Steinbeck
And, if the film is to be believed, Moby Dick by Herman Melville.

amandaonwriting:

Matilda Wormwood’s Reading List (Matilda)

After Matilda whets her palate on The Secret Garden and Great Expectations, Roald Dahl lays it out for us.

“Over the next six months, under Mrs. Phelps watchful and compassionate eye, Matilda read the following books:”

Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
Gone to Earth by Mary Webb
Kim by Rudyard Kipling
The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
The Good Companions by J.B. Priestley
Brighton Rock by Graham Greene
Animal Farm by George Orwell

She also reads:
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling
The Red Pony by John Steinbeck

And, if the film is to be believed, Moby Dick by Herman Melville.

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