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Clarissa : The history of a young lady, or, The bumper book of pissed-off letters.


I am 250 pages into Clarissa, the third longest novel ever, so about one sixth done. With no spoilers, mainly as I haven’t got to any yet, Clarissa is the classic tale of… Continue reading

Adrian! Adrian! Sorry… Clarissa! Clarissa!


I am about to start work on Clarissa, by Samuel Richardson. It is much larger than normal books, in height and width as well as depth, making the 1499 pages (why the hell… Continue reading