This is my first attempt (even though I’ve been following the blog for few months) of Wishful Wednesday, a media to share any book that you loved having or reading.
Here are my Wishful Wednesday for this week:
Sara Crewe, an exceptionally intelligent and imaginative student at Miss Minchin’s Select Seminary for Young Ladies, is devastated when her adored, indulgent father dies. Now penniless and banished to a room in the attic, Sara is demeaned, abused, and forced to work as a servant. How this resourceful girl’s fortunes change again is at the center of A Little Princess, one of the best-loved stories in all of children’s literature.
This unique and fully annotated edition appends excerpts from Frances Hodgson Burnett‘s original 1888 novella Sara Crewe and the stage play that preceded the novel, as well as an early story, “Behind the White Brick,” allowing readers to see how A Little Princess evolved. In his delightful introduction, U. C. Knoepflmacher considers the fairy-tale allusions and literary touchstones that place the book among the major works of Victorian literature, and shows it to be an exceptionally rich and resonant novel.
I’m interested in reading more books by Frances Hodgson Burnett because I finished reading her “Secret Garden” in 2014 and I was really satisfied with the book; the whole story, the descriptions of each setting, the characters, and also how each character was transformed into someone much better. Secret Garden is a book that I would love to be read by every single child.
Using Stanford University’s voluminous collection of archival material, including previously unpublished writings, interviews, recordings, and correspondence, King scholar Clayborne Carson has constructed a remarkable first-person account of Dr. King’s extraordinary life.
Actually any Autobigraphy of Martin Luther King, Jr would do.
So tell them your wish:
- Silakan follow blog Books To Share – atau tambahkan di blogroll/link blogmu =)
- Buat posting mengenai buku-buku (boleh lebih dari 1) atau segala hal yang berhubungan dengan kebutuhan bookish kalian, yang jadi inceran kalian minggu ini, mulai dari yang bakal segera dibeli, sampai yang paling mustahil dan hanya sebatas mimpi. Oya, sertakan juga alasan kenapa buku/benda itu masuk dalam wishlist kalian ya!
- Tinggalkan link postingan Wishful Wednesday kalian di Mr. Linky (klik saja tombol Mr. Linky di bagian bawah post). Kalau mau, silakan tambahkan button Wishful Wednesday di posting kalian.
- Mari saling berkunjung ke sesama blogger yang sudah ikut share wishlistnya di hari Rabu 🙂