Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’ve read this novel a few times – in part because copies with my
When the subject of Southern fiction comes up, so many people move straight to talking about To Kill A Mockingbird or Gone with the Wind.
If you read my last post about depictions of the South in modern films, you may have already noticed what I noticed shortly after I
As perhaps the most pitifully lonely and isolated character in Carson McCullers’ 1940 novel The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, the socialist-revolutionary-turned-carnival-worker Jake Blount’s most
(continued from an earlier post, “The Dixie Limited, Part One”) As brother Jason Compson begins his narration in the third section, “April Sixth, 1928,” of
It comes in at #6 on The 100 Best Novels list compiled by the Modern Library, yet it doesn’t appear at all in the 100 Greatest