Reread “Pride and Prejudice”

I liked this book when I was young, but then as years pass by, I can't help noticing the laughable implausibility of the main characters, the summary and unsympathetic rejection of Charlotte's views on marriage which were held by many women due to necessity rather than preference. Thank goodness the society has progressed and "well-educated … Continue reading Reread “Pride and Prejudice”

Reading “In the Ruins of Empire”

I'm glad that I find this book and it is one of the best history books I've ever read. I only wish it is longer, including more of the Chinese Civil War and the Korean War and the Vietnam War, which of course is too much to wish for. I, like most people, only know … Continue reading Reading “In the Ruins of Empire”