Posts under ‘1800s’

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 […]

Thérèse Raquin by Émile Zola (Audio Book)

 Narrated by Paul Freeman Five words from the blurb: loveless, marriage, affair, murder, revenge Zola is one of those authors […]

Moby Dick – Herman Melville

Five words from the blurb: whale, avenge, sailor, whaling, crew Earlier this year I read the wonderful non-fiction book, Leviathan, […]

The Turn of the Screw – Henry James

I decided to read The Turn of the Screw after I heard Audrey Niffenegger describe it as her favourite book. […]

Dracula – Bram Stoker

Dracula is one of those classic books that has never really appealed to me, as I’m not a big fan […]

The Necklace – Guy de Maupassant (Short Story)

Rob from RobAroundBooks is a big fan of short stories, and was disappointed to learn that I don’t like them. […]