Tag Archives: classic

"A Study in Scarlet" by Arthur Conan Doyle
“A Study in Scarlet” by Arthur Conan Doyle
Quite enjoyable. I have always been a fan of the idea of Sherlock Holmes (having only put my hands on the few abridged books in my middle school library [...]
"Epic of Gilgamesh"
“The Epic of Gilgamesh”
Well, this might be a bit more enjoyable if I understood more of it. The introduction I read was helpful, but I still couldn’t glean much meaning [...]
"The Return of the King" by J. R. R. Tolkien
“The Return of the King” by J. R. R. Tolkien
Back of the Book: Having vanquished Sauron’s troops and killed the Lord of the Dark Riders, heroic hobbit Frodo Baggins and his band of soldiers now [...]
"The Two Towers" by J. R. R. Tolkien
“The Two Towers” by J. R. R. Tolkien
Back of the Book: Frodo and the Companions of the Ring have been beset by danger during their quest to prevent the Ruling Ring from falling into the hands [...]
"The Fellowship of the Ring" by J. R. R. Tolkien
“The Fellowship of the Ring” by J. R. R. Tolkien
Back of the Book: Frodo Baggins knew the Ringwraiths were searching for him–and the Ring of Power he bore that would enable Sauran to destroy all [...]
“Animal Farm” and “Fahrenheit 451”
Animal Farm This book, while technically assigned to me in high school, was read without the ongoing class discussions.  I transferred into the class the [...]