Archive for the ‘Classics’ Category

Thoughts on: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy – Book 2 Part 2

About: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy is a fictional book first published in 1869. The work is regarded as one of the most important works of world literature. The copy I read was translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude. 1350 pages Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA; New edition ISBN: 0199232768 Great price on this […]

Thoughts on: King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard

About: King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard is a novel first published 1885. This novel is the first to feature adventurer Alan Quatermain. 368 pages Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA (August 13, 1998) Language: English ISBN-10: 0192834851 My rating for King Solomon’s Mines – 3 Buy this book in paper or FREE in electronic format. More book by H. […]

Thoughts on: The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells

Article first published as Book Review: The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells on Blogcritics. About: The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells is a science fiction classic written in 1897. The novella was first serialized in Pearson’s Weeklythe same year it was published. 196 pages Publisher: Simon & Brown ISBN: 1613822162 My rating for The Invisible […]

Thoughts on: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy – Book 1 Part 3

About: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy is a fictional book first published in 1869. The work is regarded as one of the most important works of world literature. The copy I read was translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude. 1350 pages Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA; New edition ISBN: 0199232768 Great price on this […]

Thoughts on: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy – Book 1 Part 2

  About: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy is a fictional book first published in 1869. The work is regarded as one of the most important works of world literature. The copy I read was translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude. 1350 pages Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA; New edition ISBN: 0199232768 Great price on […]

Thoughts on: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy – Book 1 Part 1

  About: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy is a fictional book first published in 1869. The work is regarded as one of the most important works of world literature.  The copy I read was translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude. 1350 pages Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA; New edition ISBN: 0199232768 Great price on […]

Fun Facts Friday: Anna Karenina

Recently I read the novel Anna Karenina (my thoughts) which, to my surprise, I liked. It is a complex novel and upon doing more research on the subject, I decided it merits its own Fun Facts post. 1 ) Anna Karenina was originally published in serialized form from 1873 to 1877 in The Russian Messenger. […]

Thoughts on: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

About: “Anna Karenina” by Leo Tolstoy is a fictional book which was first published between 1873 to 1877 in the periodical The Russian Messenger. Even though the complete novel was published to mediocre reviews, others consider it the best realistic-fiction story written. 1232 pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster ISBN: 1439169462 My rating for Anna Karenina […]

Cover Gallery: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson (my thoughts) have produced some wonderful covers for this fantastic story. Take a look at the few below, tell me which one is your favorite. Cover of the 20011 Campfire Classics Graphic Novel Handmade oil painting reproduction of Front cover of The […]

Fun Facts Friday: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

This week I reviewed The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson, one of my favorite authors. While writing my post I found some interesting facts about the story. 1 )      Stevenson developed the story while a teenager. 2 )      Stevenson’s stepson, Lloyd Osbourne said that the first draft took […]

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