Charles Dickens | Reviews

The Thanksgiving Visitor
Autobiography/Memoir
Sunny Solomon

The Thanksgiving Visitor

The Thanksgiving Visitor My annual reading of Truman Capote’s beloved story, The Thanksgiving Visitor, a tale of the spirit of giving, is my bellwether that

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Fiction
Dan Erwine

Drood

There’s something strangely familiar about Dan Simmons’ Drood. In mid-nineteenth century England Charles Dickens and William Wilkie Collins were successful writers and good friends. They

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Children’s early and middle readers
Sunny Solomon

God Bless the Gargoyles

God Bless the Gargoyles is a most unexpected treasure. At first glance, just from its cover, the average grandparent, looking for that perfect children’s book

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MISTER PIP
Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Mr. Pip

Mr. Pip, written by New Zealand author Lloyd Jones,  may just be the best thing you’ll read in 2008. The setting is  one of the Solomon

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