Tag: Classics

The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury

The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury

I read The Illustrated Man because I’m a huge fan of Ray Bradbury. The first novel I’ve read was The Martian Chronicles, back in college, and it hooked me! I learned the existence of The Illustrated Man through a Criminal Minds episode in which it Read more

Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson

Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson

I read Mother Tongue because my boss recommended it to me when I told her language history was really something that interested me. Because she had to read it in school, don’t remember when, as she’s American. And actually, the entire title of the book Read more

The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis

The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis

The Magician’s Nephew is the lesser-known beginning of the Chronicles of Narnia. What you see and what you hear depends a great deal on where you are standing. It also depends on what sort of person you are. The Magician’s Nephew Synopsis: NARNIA…where the woods Read more

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams

This is the review for The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, the second book in the Hitchhiker’s Guide series. So if you’d like a review for the first one, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, you can find it here. The story so Read more

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

I read The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy some time ago because it’s a science-fiction classic. And also because I wanted to read it for quite some time. So one day I saw it at the book store and thought, it’s now or never. This Read more

The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

  I read The Three Musketeers this summer while on vacation at my mother’s. I wanted to read it, like every book I read in French because they are classics. And perhaps one of the most famous French novels abroad. The Three Musketeers has been Read more

Journey to the End of the Night by Louis-Ferdinand Céline

Journey to the End of the Night by Louis-Ferdinand Céline

  I read Journey to the End of the Night because it’s a classic French book. Plus, some of my friends read it and recommended it to me. I read it this summer while on vacation in Paris to my aunt’s. It was fun to Read more

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

  I decided to read The Scarlet Letter a few months ago. Because it seemed important to me to also read classics in English, not just for classes, but for me. So I decided to tackle one of the most basic ones in American culture, Read more

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind

  I read Perfume: The Story of a Murderer for my German class last year. We had to read it in German, but it was way too hard for me to do it. So I ended up buying it in French. I chose to read Read more

Les Misérables by Victor Hugo

Les Misérables by Victor Hugo

  I read Les Misérables this summer. And it took me about the whole month of August to do so, and I’m a fast reader! It’s probably the biggest book I’ll ever read in my entire life. I read it because my best friend’s author Read more