Tag Archives: Fantasy

Lost Horizon, by James Hilton: A Reflection

Occasionally, a popular book permeates the public consciousness so thoroughly that it remains long after the initial book is forgotten (or at least, before the current American kakistocracy, this used to happen). It imparts from itself to the language one … Continue reading

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The Horn of Mortal Danger, by Lawrence Leonard: A Short Review

I’m not making it a habit on this blog to review what little juvenile literature that I read (although there will be a few exceptions to this rule), but The Horn of Mortal Danger is such a curious tale. I’m … Continue reading

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Gulliver’s Travels, by Jonathan Swift: A Review

Demonstrating quite vividly the difference that a few years and a sense of humor can make, Gulliver’s Travels is a very different tale from its closest comparative, Robinson Crusoe. It is one of those books that most undergraduates encounter in … Continue reading

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