An Israeli novel about a woman who finds letters her late father left her from her birth, to his death, discovering a family saga from previous generations
How Beautiful We Were is, in a word, fatalistic. The villagers are fighting a lost cause,– The David vs. Goliath story slowly morphs into a nuanced conflict.
John Galsworthy (14 August, 1867 – 31 January, 1933) was an English novelist and playwright, as well as the 1932 Nobel Prize in Literature winner.
The Volunteer by Salvatore Scibona tells of young boy is stranded at Hamburg Fuhlsbuettel Airport in 2010. He speaks no German, it seems as if he was abandoned
Carmela Vasconcelos, an divorcee, gets caught up in the of the Cuban Revolution, joins Lucas, her brother, as they run away from their parents to join Castro.
Stanley Huang has claimed for years that he is very rich. Now that Stanley Huanghas pancreatic cancer his family wants details of his fortune to be revealed.
The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter by Hazel Gaynor tells of Grace Darling, a celebrated heroine, and her ancestor a hundred years later.
Ahab’s Return: or, The Last Voyage by Jeffery Lord is a novel, imagining the famous Captain Ahab coming back from, what thought to have been, his last sail
The book shows us the same traveling experience through three sets of eyes, Mrs. Sengupta, Satya, and the American Rebecca Elliot.
A few days ago I wrote my thoughts about H. G. Wells’ The Invisible Man (as part of the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Challenge). As with many other classic books, best sellers or just simply books that have been around a while, I found some wonderful covers. My favorite is the first one. I think it shows the loneliness and macabre tone which the story intends, yet is very elegant. So tel me, which one is your favorite? Zohar – Man of la Book Related articles Thoughts on: The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells (manoflabook.com) Fun Facts Friday: The Invisible Man (manoflabook.com) Book Review: The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells (blogcritics.org) Would You Want Invisibility Clothing? (fabsugar.com) The Ethics of Invisibility (imnotreallyahippie.wordpress.com)