Monday, December 2, 2013

Seven top fictional shopaholics

At The Barnes & Noble Book Blog, Rebecca Jane Stokes tagged seven of her favorite fictional shopaholics, including:
Clarissa Dalloway (Mrs. Dalloway)

The woman clearly had a lot of issues to sort through. Ah, the mundane versus the truly doomed. But did Dalloway dwell? Nope. Instead she decided to focus on the perfect flowers for for her dinner party. Priorities: they are everything.
Read about the other entries on the list.

Mrs. Dalloway also appears on Suzette Field's top 10 list of literary party hosts, Jennie Rooney's top ten list of women travelers in fiction, John Mullan's list of ten of the best prime ministers in fiction, and among Michael Cunningham's 5 most important books, Dani Shapiro's 10 favorite books, and Kate Walbert's best books.

--Marshal Zeringue