Review: The Black Tulip

Happy Thursday! I just finished reading The Black Tulip by Alexandre Dumas, and I have some incongruous feelings about it. But first, I'll give you a quick idea of what the book was about: This novel begins with the execution of the Grand Pensionary of Germany, Johan de Witt, and his brother Cornelius, in 1672. The two [...]

Review: The Count of Monte Cristo

I wish you could put up 'Wanted' notices for books. Wouldn't that be perfect? "WANTED: adventure, historical fiction, mystery, indisputable grammar, clever construction, captivating characters, enthralling story line, perfect length." would be my notice. I would post it around town and, I suppose, on the internet. That way, we could discover titles we've never heard [...]