Classic Remarks: A Classic Book that Translates Well to Film

One classic in particular has always seemed to be particularly suited to adaptations...

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Book Review: “Treasure Island” by Robert Louis Stevenson

Title: Treasure Island Author: Robert Louis Stevenson Pages: 298 (Puffin Classics edition) Published: 1883 Spoiler-free Synopsis: When Jim Hawkins discovers a treasure map amongst the effects of his late friend “Cap'n” Billy Bones, he has little idea the trouble and danger it will cause him. With his friends Dr. Livesy and Squire Trelawney joining him, … Continue reading Book Review: “Treasure Island” by Robert Louis Stevenson

Book Meme 2012 Week 5 – Literary Names for Progeny

The other participants in this meme have all written at length about the various difficulties this topic presents, so I will eschew an in-depth discussion in favor of a few caveats. Firstly, in honor of what seems to be the spirit of the topic, I am limiting myself to the names of fictional characters in … Continue reading Book Meme 2012 Week 5 – Literary Names for Progeny