The Divine Comedy Volume II: Purgatory by Dante Aligheri, translated with an introduction, notes, and commentary by Mark Musa Here’s the link to my review of Volume I: Inferno. Dante the Pilgrim continues his journey through the afterlife. Having slogged his way through Hell and come out on the other side of the earth, he [Read More…]
Moby-Dick by Herman Melville I swore I’d never read this book after hearing about how much time was spent on the technical aspects of whale species differentiation and whaling itself. However, the Moby Dick Big Read came along to change my mind enough to gingerly essay the first chapter, wonderfully read by Tilda Swinton. I’ll [Read More…]
The bells! — The bells, bells, bells, bells, bells, bells, bells — the rhyming and the chiming of the bells!
In case you hadn’t guessed … The Bells by Edgar Allen Poe … a little lagniappe from Forgotten Classics. [Read more…]