Category: Mythology

Review: The Satyricon by Petronius

The Satyricon by Petronius Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD:  58 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful. Okay, this is not your grandfather’s classical Roman literature, unless your grandfather was a horny old homosexual (well, perhaps bisexual or pansexual), with a… Continue Reading “Review: The Satyricon by Petronius”

Review: The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan Final Verdict: 3.25 out of 4.0 YTD: 56 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. In The Lost Hero, Rick Riordan brings us back to the world of his best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series.  The… Continue Reading “Review: The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan”

Review: The Centaur by John Updike

I just finished reading The Centaur and I am both enamored and confused. The interwoven tale of Chiron, the Centaur, and Caldwell, the human teacher, is fascinating – especially from Caldwell’s son’s perspective; however, I found much of the story to be disjointed and… Continue Reading “Review: The Centaur by John Updike”

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