Some Literary Criticism: Marquez

Are you trying to spoil me? Rose syrup and a rose sky to go with it. 🙂 * Over the weekend, I finished reading Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a favorite book now as the first time I’d read it long ago I didn’t get it as much but knew…… Continue reading Some Literary Criticism: Marquez

Last Light Breaking

In his first novel, Last Light Breaking, which begins with the line, “I am old.  I am old.  I sit in my pyjama trousers, cold,”  Patrick Corcoran creates a likeable, quirky, and refreshingly realistic character, Connolly.  Through Connolly, Corcoran boldly expresses thoughts many of us have had but might not say aloud, and experiences we…… Continue reading Last Light Breaking

Thunderstruck by the Music of J.S. Bach (A Book Review)

Johann Sebastian Bach (Christian Encounters Series)As someone who is thunderstruck by J.S. Bach’s music, I was delighted to see that was offering, in exchange for an honest review, a copy of Johann Sebastian Bach by Rick Marschall.  This book is part of the Christian Encounters series published by Thomas Nelson.A comprehensive, yet concise biography…… Continue reading Thunderstruck by the Music of J.S. Bach (A Book Review)