Tuesday, November 12 2013
Death's voiceover doesn't so much shape The Book Thief as direct your reading of it, which is to say, it describes what you see and suggests what you might think about it.
Tuesday, June 2 2009
If you like your Dickens dark, this is about as bleak as it gets.
Thursday, June 19 2008
Though her name is not a household one, Gaskell's willingness to take on some of the important social issues of the era make her an author deserving of wider exposure.