The book is written with a sense of humor, honesty and, rightfully so, pride
The author is also credited with inventing adventure stories for children.
An excellent biography of a President who was probably the most influential person to hold office between Andrew Jackson and Abraham Lincoln
Mr. Westacott examines why smart people have been preaching frugality since the dawn of the written word. He asks many questions and challenge some notions on frugality based on this new world we live in.
During her lifetime Ms. Hamilton was “recognized as the greatest woman Classicist.”
I, of course, could never relate to rich Asian immigrants, but still found the basic truths to be the same about every family.
The author weaves in true events with his story. The tragic case of the St. Louis, German transatlantic liner with 288 passengers escaping certain death
Guy de Maupassant (5 August, 1859 – 6 July, 1893) was a French writer and a master of short stories. By User Den fjättrade ankan on sv.wikipedia, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1250918 1) When he was 11, Maupassant’s mother risked social disgrace by getting divorced and keeping her two sons. 2) Laure Le Poittevin, Maupassant’s mother, became […]
It was fascinating to read about characters with a strange sense of morality
This is the piece a starving Marie-Laure blasted from the attic to draw Von Rumpel to her. Imagine yourself as Marie-Laure, listening to this music and waiting for the murderer to find you with a knife in your hand. Imagine yourself as Von Rumpel, hallucinatory, sick, and dying, following the music, climbing to the top floor. […]