Category: Historical

Thoughts: Don Quixote, Part Two by Miguel Cervantes

  The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha, Part Two by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 40 The Second Part of Don Quixote was published in 1615, exactly ten years after the first. According to Cervantes’s dedication, it… Continue Reading “Thoughts: Don Quixote, Part Two by Miguel Cervantes”

Thoughts: Don Quixote, Part One by Miguel Cervantes

  The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha, Part One by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Final Verdict: 3.5 out of 4.0 YTD: 40 Don Quixote is considered by many to be the first example of the contemporary novel-as-we-know-it, though I believe this is… Continue Reading “Thoughts: Don Quixote, Part One by Miguel Cervantes”

Thoughts: Sodom on the Thames by Morris B. Kaplan

Sodom on the Thames: Sex, Love, and Scandal in Wilde Times by Morris B. Kaplan Final Verdict: 3.5 out of 4.0 YTD: 20 Sodom on the Thames is a descriptive and argumentative essay divided into four chapters, each of which focuses on one element… Continue Reading “Thoughts: Sodom on the Thames by Morris B. Kaplan”

Brief Thoughts on 8 Books

The books listed below are those I read for last week’s Read-a-Thon.  I planned not to write a review for each, because I don’t really have time to play catch-up on 8 book reviews, particularly with National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) starting in two… Continue Reading “Brief Thoughts on 8 Books”

Review: The Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan

The Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan Final Verdict: 3.25 out of 4.0 YTD: 26 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. Rick Riordan’s The Throne of Fire is an incredibly fantastic follow-up to Book 1 of his Egyptian mythology series, The Kane… Continue Reading “Review: The Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan”

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