Julian Brown's life is in turmoil when his wife Vanessa of eighteen years files for a divorce, and he loses his job within a two-year span. He tries to pick up the pieces of his fractured existence only to be crushed completely by another blow, the murder of his thirteen-year-old son Miles.
David Copperfield is one of the most enjoyable novels I have ever read. Unusual characters and an interesting plot set in England at the beginning of the 19th century will captivate all readers.
In 'The Listener'Walter de la Mare speaks about a traveler on horseback visiting an empty forest.
Donoghue's novel is totally different from anything else I've read. Jack and his mother are imprisoned and we find out how they cope and what happens to them. A must-read, especially for mothers.
Ten years after the divorce, Michael is living a new life although the ups and down of his second marriage seem to oddly echo his first. Out of the blue, Erica, the ex show up on his doorstep demanding his help to find a missing child- her daughter-his daughter he never knew of.
Musui's Story is generally a historical work, but it is also an intriguing literary production which deserves to be read for that as well.
Reviewer: The author describes his novel as “combining elements of advanced fighter jets and individualist freedom (Think Top Gun meets The Fountainhead).”
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens traces the psychological and moral development of orphan Pip to maturity from the marshes of Kent to London during early 19th century Victorian England.
This is a bizarre story and even more bizarre, because it is familiar. Further, the author in 1953 predicts oral contraceptives, hints at DNA typing, and much before that - predicted satellite communications. A main character looks like a couple of people we know as well...
When the town of Bellhaven finds a secret chapel in the woods near an old plantation, they believe it is a place of magic and miracles. Hearing voices of dead loved ones, and praying for the healing of those sick or hurt, the secret chapel seems to be a miracle- until evil tests their faith.