Mini Reviews ~ Two Classics

  Love and Mr. Lewisham by H. G. Wells Young, impoverished and ambitious, science student Mr Lewisham is locked in a struggle to further himself through academic achievement. But when his former sweetheart, Ethel Henderson, re-enters his life his strictly regimented existence is thrown into chaos by the resurgence of old passion. Driven by overwhelming … Continue reading Mini Reviews ~ Two Classics

The Black Cat, No. 5, February 1896

Welcome to the fifth issue of The Black Cat and the Black Cat Project! Happily, no. 5 was not missing pages, though some of the scanning was iffy. Stories "The Mysterious Card" by Cleveland Moffett While in Paris, Richard Burwell is given a card written in purple ink by a beautiful woman. Burwell doesn't read … Continue reading The Black Cat, No. 5, February 1896

Review ~ Fall of Man in Wilmslow

Fall of Man in Wilmslow by David Lagercrantz, trans. George Goulding From the author of the #1 best seller The Girl in the Spider's Web—an electrifying thriller that begins with Alan Turing's suicide and plunges into a post-war Britain of immeasurable repression, conformity and fear On June 8, 1954, Alan Turing is found dead in … Continue reading Review ~ Fall of Man in Wilmslow

Deal Me In, Week 22 ~ “Fable”

Hosted by Jay @ Bibliophilopolis What's Deal Me In? "Fable" by Charles Yu Card picked: 5♠ Found at: The New Yorker So, I'm fairly certain that I picked this story due to Tom Gauld's illustration. (Check out the above link for it, or more of his work at his webpage. If you follow me on … Continue reading Deal Me In, Week 22 ~ “Fable”

Deal Me In, Week 19 ~ “Aloha Oe”

Hosted by Jay @ Bibliophilopolis What's Deal Me In? "Aloha Oe" by Jack London Card picked: J♣ – Jack of Spades for Jack London, hadn't realized I'd done that when assigning stories to cards. Found at: AmericanLiterature.com The Story At the dock in Honolulu, a massive crowd is gathered to bit farewell to the Senatorial … Continue reading Deal Me In, Week 19 ~ “Aloha Oe”

Deal Me In, Week 18 ~ “Scarlet Stockings”

Hosted by Jay @ Bibliophilopolis What's Deal Me In? "Scarlet Stockings" by Lousia May Alcott Card picked: 10♠ Found at: AmericanLiterature.com The Story "What will you do then?" "Nothing, thank you." And settling himself more luxuriously upon the couch, Lennox closed his eyes, and appeared to slumber tranquilly. Kate shook her head, and stood regarding … Continue reading Deal Me In, Week 18 ~ “Scarlet Stockings”

Deal Me In, Week 7 ~ “The Hofzinser Club”

Hosted by Jay @ Bibliophilopolis What's Deal Me In? "The Hofzinser Club" by Michael Chabon Card picked: Ace♠ Found at: The New Yorker The Story I bookmarked this story sometime last year, thinking that it was a piece by Chabon that I hadn't read before, and perhaps an extra story about Josef Kavalier, one of … Continue reading Deal Me In, Week 7 ~ “The Hofzinser Club”