Posts under ‘Classics’

Walkabout by James Vance Marshall

 Source: Personal Copy Five words from the blurb: Australia, outback, survival, Aboriginal, cultures Walkabout is a classic book about two […]

News From Nowhere by William Morris

 Source: Personal Copy Five words from the blurb: society, Utopia, Thames, visitor, future The News From Nowhere was published in […]

The Mountain and the Valley by Ernest Buckler

 Source: Personal Copy Five words from the blurb: boy, family, world, awakening, growth The Mountain and the Valley is a […]

Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts

 Source: Personal copy Five words from the blurb: India, slum, fugitive, prison, redemption Shantaram is one of the best books […]

Redwall by Brian Jacques

Five words from the blurb: mice, monastery, attack, evil, rats  Redwall is a classic of children’s literature. I didn’t read […]

The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Winner of the 1939 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Five words from the blurb: Florida, swamp, dangerous, life, survival The Yearling […]