After heroically serving his country for four difficult years of war, Tom Sherbourne returns to Australia. He ends up as a lighthouse keeper and after several assignments in different lighthouses, he gets a permanent assignment as the keeper of the lighthouse at Janus Rock, an island nearly half a day’s journey from the mainland.
The Sense of an Ending is a beautifully crafted novel (or more aptly, novella) by Julian Barnes. This book, Barnes’s 11th novel, won the Man Booker prize in 2011. This short work, less than 160 pages long, is an excellent example of economic, precise, and polished writing. A exceptional book from an author who is […]
Germinal is the thirteenth novel in Émile Zola’s twenty-volume series Les Rougon-Macquart. It is one of the most significant novels in the French tradition. The novel-an uncompromisingly harsh and realistic story of a coalminers’ strike in northern France in the 1860s-has been published and translated in over one hundred countries as well as inspiring five […]
Dark Watch is the third book of the Oregon File series. This book is written by Clive Cussler and Jack Du Brul.