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Friday, November 22, 2019

Literature

Welcome to SearchGo literature category. You will find journal and book reviews from various authors on a wide range of subjects from non-fiction to fiction. Spark your imagination!

The Pursuit of Love by Nancy Mitford

In the Pursuit of Love

First, make no mistake that The Pursuit of Love is an English novel. So the bias -- and the root of the satire -- is all British
Stewart O'Nan

The Good Wife

Rarely do I find a book that keeps me turning pages into the small hours. But The Good Wife, by Stewart O'Nan, is one I couldn't put down
Mary Shelley

Frankenstein – The Modern Prometheus

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is a gothic tale of classic romanticism, the creature is inherently good. It is society that turns Frankenstein's creature to evil.
William Makepeace Thackeray

Vanity Fair Review,

I learned this past week that I share a birthday with an eminent Vanity Fair novelist, William Makepeace Thackeray
British author Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie Mysteries

One of my favourite writers is the dame of whodunits, Agatha Christie. Born in Torquay, England, in 1890, Christie got her start with a friendly dare.
Beatrix Potter, complete tales

Beatrix Potter, Complete Tales Review

The Beatrix Potter Complete Tales with all 23 of the famous tales, beginning with Peter Rabbit and arranged in the order they were originally published
Camille Paglia

Break, Blow, Burn Review

I've spent some time with Camille Paglia's Break, Blow, Burn in which she "reads" forty-three of the "world's best poems."
Denise MIna

Garnethill Trilogy, Denisa Mina

While we're on the subject of mysteries, I see the latest book by Scottish crime writer Denise Mina, just hit the shelves
anonymous

A Woman in Berlin: Eight Weeks in the Conquered City

You'd never call A Woman in Berlin: Eight Weeks in the Conquered City light summer reading
British author Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie Birthday – Favourite Books

I couldn't let the week pass by without mentioning that September 15th (today) was Agatha Christie's birthday
Agatha Christie

The Mysterious Disappearance of Agatha Christie

I can recommend two intriguing adult treatments of Agatha Christie's mysterious disappearance from Styles, her real-life home, in Sunningdale, Berkshire.
The Lady Elizabeth book by Alison Weir

The Lady Elizabeth

The Lady Elizabeth is the second book by Alison Weir and she shows a knack for balancing dramatisation with detail.
Mary Tudor, Bloody Mary

Mary Tudor: Courageous Queen Or Bloody Mary?

I'll start this review by saying that I highly recommend Mary Tudor: Courageous Queen or Bloody Mary? by Jane Buchanan.