Warning: in_array() expects parameter 2 to be array, null given in /home/anonymus/public_html/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/class.jetpack.php on line 1518
novel Archives - Anonymuss

Tag: novel

Blog. Short Stories. Poems. Recommended Reads. All that good stuff.

The Unclassed (Recommended Reads) Book Review

Recommended Reads: The Unclassed by George Gissing  My rating: 4 of 5 stars Book Review   I stumbled upon this book almost by chance. Every now and again I browse the Kindle store for classic fiction. I hadn’t heard of it before and found it through browsing. Yet I am glad I did. It starts off…
Read more

The Picture of Dorian Gray (Recommended Reads)

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde My rating: 4 of 5 stars ‘It often seems to me that art conceals the artist far more completely than it ever reveals him. ‘ This short novel was highly controversial in its time, and Wilde revised the novel due to some of the criticisms it received.…
Read more

Passing (Recommended Reads)

Passing by Nella Larsen My rating: 5 of 5 stars Sometimes, due to time constraints, my attention span, or laziness – I look out for recommended short novels or novellas as it is encouraging to be able to finish them. At the start of 2016 I was actively searching for them, and averaging about a…
Read more

1984 (Recommended Reads)

1984 by George Orwell My rating: 5 of 5 stars Before I begin this one, let me tell you this is about the third attempt as the two, I believe, previous drafts disappeared with no trace, accompanied by my expletives and helplessness. Yet this book, cannot be left out of a recommended list. So I…
Read more

Brave New World (Recommended Reads)

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley My rating: 5 of 5 stars There are some pieces so well-known and renowned for being thought-provoking classics that you always seem to come across them. Eventually, the time comes when you eventually cave in and decide to commit yourself to reading that book. In some cases, you will…
Read more

The Brothers Karamazov (Recommended Reads)

Recommended Reads The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have often found it hard to focus through and complete a large novel. The Brothers Karamazov is probably the longest one I have read – and what a terrific one it is! Taking nearly year of on-off reading, this set…
Read more