The Weston families settled into their farm in Jasper County, Iowa, at mid-century while others sought gold in California. A major flood visited the nearest useful town, cutting off the news.
This is one of my all time favourite historical novels. At over 1000 pages, it must be as I've read it twice. It's a story of life in 19th century small town America.
'Sir Paul McCartney' provided this information to Thomas E. Uharriet so he could write this eye-opening book explaining how he replaced Paul after his fatal car crash of September 11, 1966.
An essential work of historical fiction, Michener paints the portrait of eight centuries of epic Polish history through the struggles of three families. Inspiring and powerful - a necessary read.
The Handmaid’s Tale, written by Margaret Atwood, is a thought provoking book with great philosophical importance. What is meant by this is that the novel can easily be associated with philosophy. To understand the...
Life continued to grow and progress around the Weston families and they adapted to their new situation. Hank and Melinda welcomed a second boy to their family. Everyone pitched in to help out.
Archery was his forte. The target of the moment was a golden arrow. The access was via an archery contest organised by the Sheriff of Nottinghamheld in honor of Richard the Lionhearted. As a teenager, Robin Hood...
Just what is a historical fiction novel? Here are the characteristics that make for a great historical fiction book.
This is an essay I wrote for an English class about the role of the character Jim Casy in the novel The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck. It focuses on how Jim Casy is a symbolic figure in the novel of Jesus Christ.
The trials of life encircle and surround Manchan. Time and choices are running out.
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