[Shopping for the Bookworm] Literary Lovers #3: Mary Shelley and Percy Bysshe Shelley

In anticipation of Saint Valentine’s Day, we are sharing a few wee love-themed shopping guides.

Some legendary literary love affairs were more successful than others, but who are we to judge? At any rate, we’ll save such musings for another day.

Today’s couple: Mary Shelley and Percy Bysshe Shelley.

Hey, Dickens! It’s Your Birthday!

Ye Olde Charles Dickens was born on 7 February 1812:

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens

“A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.”-Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

[Shopping for the Bookworm] Literary Lovers #1: Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning

In anticipation of Saint Valentine’s Day, we are sharing a few wee love-themed shopping guides.

Some legendary literary love affairs were more successful than others, but who are we to judge? At any rate, we’ll save such musings for another day.

Up first: Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning! Continue reading