Candide

This is one of those books that so many people must have read in high school, so many people that were not me of course. For I lived in the best of all possible worlds, at the time, wherein I spent my days and nights doing far more enjoyable things than reading a bit of literature … Continue reading Candide

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Dubliners

A collection of character sketches of people that lived in Dublin at the dawn of the 20th century, though the stories were designed as a collection which means they are not merely gathered together from disparate publications as some collections are, but were crafted together with the collection in mind. As one proceeds through the … Continue reading Dubliners