Tag Archives: Classic

Selling Your Soul 101 (or Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe)

Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe is a surprisingly easy-to-read Elizabethan play. The protagonist (or perhaps he is an antagonist) is Doctor Faustus himself. He is an incredibly vain and arrogant man in search of knowledge. However, his desire to be knowledgeable … Continue reading

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Stacy King – Romeo and Juliet (Manga Classic) | Review

Stacy King is a marvelous writer. I love her manga adaptations of classics (even though I’ve only read two so far). I enjoy her adaptation even more due to the fact that she puts so much research into her work … Continue reading

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Gareth Hinds – The Iliad | Review

This is a retelling of The Iliad in form of a graphic novel. The author Gareth Hinds brings us once again to one of the most famous battles of all time. There is no need for me to summarise this … Continue reading

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Stacy King – The Count of Monte Cristo (Manga Classic) | Review

I don’t think it is a secret that Alexandre Dumas’ masterpiece The Count of Monte Cristo is my all-time favorite novel. I have written an extensive review of the book this summer which you can read here. I think the … Continue reading

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Alexandre Dumas – The Count of Monte Cristo | Review

The Count of Monte Cristo is a marvelous novel written by Alexandre Dumas Pere. It was published in parts in 1845-1846 in the french newspaper called Journal des débats. I can, without doubt, say that this was one of the … Continue reading

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Joseph Conrad – Heart of Darkness | Review

Heart of Darkness is a novel written by Joseph Conrad. It was first published in 1899. The storyline follows the protagonist Charles Marlow who is in fact also the narrator. He tells his life story and things that happened while … Continue reading

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Jane Austen – Pride and Prejudice | Review

Pride and Prejudice as you all by now know very well if you have ever stumbled upon good and everlasting literature is one of the most famous, great, and if I may say so stunning works of written art ever … Continue reading

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