The author assured me that this book was a translation of an epic poem called Jayaparajaya, retold so a layman like myself could understand it.
A wonderful conclusion to the award-winning trilogy. The biography starts after Roosevelt has left the White House, and follows him until his death
Politics and policy took front and center in Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris, which was interesting, but Mr. Roosevelt’s life to a second seat
This was a fascinating book, and certainly intensively researched. Mr. Morris’ narrative is very readable, it is obvious he is fascinated Mr. Roosevelt
Alias Emma by Ava Glass was a fast read, and very enjoyable. It is more of a thriller than an espionage novel, nevertheless, I found myself engaged.
While the subject is, indeed, very serious, there’s also playfulness within the narrative. I have no idea how Mr. Uris managed to do that
The novel does jump around, and when that happens the reader has to pay attention. Even if you do , what’s real and what’s not is always up for questioning.
Dr. Ryland Grace woke up on a space-ship with no idea why he’s there. His crew-mates are dead and the spaceship is millions of miles from home.
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.
Apeirogon by Colum McCann is an extraordinary book, contemporary –historical-fiction of an Israeli man and a Palestinian man, both who lost young daughters