Review: 1984

1984 George Orwell Synopsis "The year 1984 has come and gone, but George Orwell's prophetic, nightmarish vision in 1949 of the world we were becoming is timelier than ever. 1984 is still the great modern classic of "negative utopia" -a startlingly original and haunting novel that creates an imaginary world that is completely convincing, from … Continue reading Review: 1984

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Review: The Song of the Lark

The Song of the Lark Willa Cather Great Plans Trilogy #2 Synopsis "Perhaps Willa Cather's most autobiographical work, The Song of the Lark charts the story of a young woman's awakening as an artist against the backdrop of the western landscape. Thea Kronborg, an aspiring singer, struggles to escape from the confines her small Colorado … Continue reading Review: The Song of the Lark

Review: Youth

Youth Isaac Asimov Synopsis "First appearing in the May 1952 issue of Space Science Fiction and reprinted in the 1955 collection The Martian Way and Other Stories. Youth is one of the rare Asimov stories with alien characters." -Goodreads Review Prior to stumbling upon this story on my Serial Reader app, I had never heard … Continue reading Review: Youth

Review: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll Alice's Adventures in Wonderland #1 Synopsis "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 novel written by English mathematician Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells of a girl named Alice falling through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated … Continue reading Review: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Review: The Art of War

The Art of War Sun Tzu Synopsis "Twenty-Five Hundred years ago, Sun Tzu wrote this classic book of military strategy based on Chinese warfare and military thought. Since that time, all levels of military have used the teaching on Sun Tzu to warfare and civilization have adapted these teachings for use in politics, business and … Continue reading Review: The Art of War