Friday, June 30, 2017

2017 Challenges: Paris in July

Paris in July
Host: Thyme for Tea (sign up)
Duration: July 2017
My goal: 5 posts

Two books that I plan to read "for sure" are The Wretched (Les Miserables) by Victor Hugo newly translated by Christine Donougher and The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure of Les Miserables by David Bellos.

What I watch:
  1. The Impressionists: The Other French Revolution. Bruce Alfred (director, producer, writer). 2001. 200 minutes. [Source: Library] 
  2. Exhibition on Screen: Vincent Van Gogh. Directed by David Bickerstaff. 2015. 90 minutes. [Source: Library] 
  3. Camille. Directed by George Cukor. 1936. 109 minutes. [Source: Library]
  4. Moulin Rouge. Directed by Baz Luhrmann. 2001. 127 minutes. [Source: Own] 
  5. Les Miserables: 10 Anniversary Concert at London's Royal Albert Hall. Directed by John Caird and Gavin Taylor. 148 minutes. [Source: Library]
  6. Camille. Directed by Desmond Davis. 1984. 100 minutes. [Source: Library]
  7. Ninotchka. Directed by Ernst Lubitsch. 1939. 110 minutes. [Source: Library]
What I listen to:
What I read:
  1. Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers. Deborah Heiligman. 2017. 464 pages. [Source: Library]
  2. Camille. Alexandre Dumas, fils. 1848. Translated by Edmund Gosse. 254 pages. [Source: Library] 
  3. Camille: A Play in Five Acts. Alexandre Dumas, fils. Translated by Matilda Heron. 1852. 72 pages. [Source: Library] 
  4. The Novel of the Century. David Bellos. 2017. 320 pages. [Source: Library]

© 2017 Becky Laney of Becky's Book Reviews


Mel u said...

I read Les Miserables in the old translation, I will be interested to see your reaction to the new one.

Deb Nance at Readerbuzz said...

I love how you are slowly making a plan. Good for you!