Category: Review

English Creek by Ivan Doig

Two features of English Creek are memorable long after details are forgotten. First is the companionship of story pace to geography. During its 340 pages, it seems to change scenes only four times. Told...

Robinson Crusoe – Its Universal Popularity

Daniel Defoe was born in 1659 at St. Gille’s, Cripplegate in London. He was a man of many shades. These different personal traits are reflected in his literary contribution. He had done a numerous...

ESL Book Review – Callan’s Jigsaws

A jigsaw, of course, is an activity where several small groups of students each get only one part of a reading text. They must figure out how to explain their part to members of...

Book Review For “Once and Always”

By: Judith McNaught ISBN: 978-1-4165-3073-2 Simon & Shuster 5 Stars Best selling author Judith McNaught engages her readers with another riveting romance, “Once and Always.” Published in 1898, this classic is hard to put...

Indian Short Story in English – A Survey

Murli Das Melwani: Themes in the Indian Short Story in English: An Historical and A Critical Survey. Bareilly: Prakash Book Depot, 2009. Pages 207. Price: Rs. 175/-, ISBN-978-81-7977-323-9. As Murli Das Melwani states in...

Pistols At Dawn with Michele Ann Young

“A damn duel over what amounted to little more than a handful of guineas and a property in Kent already mortgaged to the hilt. Vowels left strewn on a battered gaming table in one...