BOOK REVIEW: DROOD BY DAN SIMMONS

  “He was cadaverously thin, almost shockingly pale, and stared at the writer from dark-shadowed eyes set deep under a pale, high brow that melded into a pale, bald scalp. A few strands of graying hair lept out from the sides of this skull-like visage.” –  Dan Simmons, Drood THE NOVEL Drood, by Dan Simmons, is […]

BOOK REVIEW: THE LAST DICKENS BY MATTHEW PEARL

“Surprises, like misfortunes, seldom come alone.” ― Matthew Pearl, The Last Dickens The literary works of Charles Dickens have been widely acclaimed since the 19th century. One of his most famous works is his final, unfinished novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, published as sequential instalments. In this era, production in book form often followed serialization, which […]