I've been itching to read dystopian lately, and not just because of Omicron.
Quartet in Autumn
Title: Quartet in AutumnAuthor: Barbara PymPublisher: Pan MacmillanPublication Date: 1977Genre: Fiction, British LiteratureRating: 3/5 stars Quartet in Autumn follows four coworkers in their 60s, near or at retirement: Marcia, Letty, Norman, and Edwin. They work at a nondescript office, doing work that doesn't seem important or perhaps, even necessary. Marcia and Letty have retired and … Continue reading Quartet in Autumn
More than a poet, more than “The Prophet”
Once published in Depression-era America, The Prophet provided an Arabian escapism. And by the late '50s, the book sold a million copies. To this date, it's estimated that 100 million copies have been sold since its publication.
Britt-Marie: Soccer coach curmudgeon
Britt-Marie is the latest literary curmudgeon, following after Ove and Eleanor Oliphant.
Pride and Prejudice-inspired Valentine’s Day Reads
One of the greatest love stories of literature, Pride and Prejudice tells the tale of wealthy and proud Darcy and prejudiced Elizabeth. And with retellings abound, there's no doubt that even though most diehard Jane Austen fans will always prefer the original PnP, the following are more than worth their pages.