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Babbling Books · 4d ago

The Fidget by Anton Chekhov

I read the Larissa Volokhonsky and Richard Pevear translation of this story.This Post contains spoilers.As I observed here, one common aspect of Anton Chekhov’s stories is that they champion...
Babbling Books · 1W ago

Ward 6 by Anton Chekhov

This post contains spoilers.I read the Larissa Volokhonsky and Richard Pevear translation of this story.Like many of his stories, Anton Chekov’s Ward No. 6 explores various aspects of the hu...
Babbling Books · 2W ago

Anyuta by Anton Chekhov

I read the Larissa Volokhonsky and Richard Pevear translation of this story.Anton Chekhov’s stories and plays commonly share certain themes. They often examine people that can be described a...
Babbling Books · 2W ago

The Shore of Women by Pamela Sargent

Pamela Sargent’s The Shore of Women is a dystopian novel written in 1986. It explores both gender as well as religious issues. A Google search finds that this book has been called a feminist...
Babbling Books · 3W ago

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart is the famous novel about nineteenth century Nigerian society and Colonialism’s impact on it. The book was written in 1958, in English. This short novel fol...
Babbling Books · 1M ago

The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot

This post contains spoilers. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot is the story of Maggie Tulliver. It is a brilliant character study. The tale starts during Maggie’s childhood. She is very ...
Babbling Books · 1M ago

My Comments Section

I want to share a few thoughts about my blog. In particular, I want to talk about my comments section and what it has grown into. On multiple occasions in the past, I have written about how ...
Babbling Books · 1M ago

Triton by Samuel R. Delany

This post contains major spoilers. Triton, sometimes titled Trouble on Triton,  by Samuel R. Delany  is an odd book by any measure. First published in 1976, this is reread for me. A Google s...
Babbling Books · 1M ago

A Noble Treason by Richard Hanser

A Noble Treason by Richard Hanser tells the story of a vitally important act of rebellion against tyranny.  The book is a chronicle of what has become known as The White Rose Rebellion. For ...
Babbling Books · 1M ago

Love And The Platypus by Nicholas Drayson

This post contains spoilers. Love And The Platypus by Nicholas Drayson is a historical novel. It is based on real events. Its main character, William Caldwell, was the real life zoologist wh...