Alice in Wonderland: Lewis Carroll

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass I decided to have a little trip down memory lane a couple of weeks ago and picked up a copy of probably one of the most prolific children’s books in the world. I have not read this book in such a long time, and I kind of felt like it was time to reflect. Alice’s Adventures in … Continue reading Alice in Wonderland: Lewis Carroll

Roald Dahl

The Complete Short Stories, Volume One: 1944-1953 No matter who you are, you have probably heard of Roald Dahl. Literally, he is one of the most prolific British authors ever. The man who brought us Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Witches and Matilda was a big part of my childhood – who did not love The BFG? For my birthday a friend gave me this collection of … Continue reading Roald Dahl

The Lady with the Little Dog and Other Stories: Anton Chekhov

As it seems that I am apparently a fan of the odd short story, I’ve been reading a bit of Chekhov lately and thought I should keep you up to date. As one of the best novella writers, known for his ability to capture human nature and the significance of everyday events against the backdrop of the hopelessness of life. You have guessed it, this is not going … Continue reading The Lady with the Little Dog and Other Stories: Anton Chekhov