By choosing WWII as a setting, Waters sets up dramatic symbolism in The Night Watch, as the physical destruction that's wreaked on London
Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again... You might recognize those haunting first lines from Daphne du Maurier's gothic suspense chiller, Rebecca.
I'll start this review by saying that I highly recommend Mary Tudor: Courageous Queen or Bloody Mary? by Jane Buchanan.
Angel will leave you wondering whether to laugh or cry for Angelica Deverell, who's so much the centre of this novel, I promise she'll redefine your notion of self-centeredness.
84 Charing Cross Road will resonate with anyone who relishes the tactile beauty of regally bound, hand press books
I learned this past week that I share a birthday with an eminent Vanity Fair novelist, William Makepeace Thackeray
Research shows that children who are read to from birth develop key skills (page-turning, reading left to right, narrative understanding, faster
Antony & Cleopatra is fast-paced, almost suspenseful (even though, it being a Shakespearean tragedy, we know how the major players will meet their end).
A Far Cry from Kensington offers a wry send-up of the London publishing scene with its debtors, eccentrics, high-maintenance authors and bottomless well of hangers-on.
What I find so interesting about The Defense is how Nabokov envelops readers in Luzhin's consciousness