Musings of an enthusiastic reader.
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Madam Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
Madam Bovary by Gustave Flaubert is a very famous French novel. I thought that this book was an excellent literary work that dug in to all...
Saturday, September 19, 2020
George III by Jeremy Black
J eremy Black’s George III is a somewhat unusual look at the English monarch. This biography has a fairly unconventional structure and style...
Sunday, September 6, 2020
Stephen King’s The Shining
Stephen King’s T he Shining was a reread for me. I first read this a very long time ago, probably in the late 1980s. I decided to read this...
Saturday, August 22, 2020
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar is the story of Esther Greenwood. The novel looks into Esther’s life both before and after she experiences symp...
Monday, August 10, 2020
The War of the End of the World by Mario Vargas Llosa
The War of the End of the World is the first book that I have read by Mario Vargas Llosa. This is a massive and sprawling novel that chroni...
Friday, July 17, 2020
A Brother’s Price by Wen Spencer
A Brother’s Price by Wen Spencer is one of several novels that I have read over the past few years that center around fictional matriarch...
Friday, July 3, 2020
Under Western Eyes by Joseph Conrad
Under Western Eyes is Joseph Conrad’s Russian novel. I found this to be another brilliant Conrad effort. As is typical of Conrad, this...
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