The Debut of the Greatest Detective of all Time — in a Tale of Revenge and Love

There's the scarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel it, and isolate it, and expose every inch of it. A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is probably the only book I'll consider as the greatest debut of any literary character yet. Sherlock …

Advertisements

Shipwrecks, Giants, and Horses — What More Could One Want?

Besides real Diseases, we are subject to many that are only imaginary, for which the Physicians have invented imaginary Cures. For many years now, Gulliver's Travels has been wrongly categorized as a children's adventure book. While the plot involves journeys to various places, this novel is in no way a children's adventure book. Gulliver's Travels is a …

Action + Adventure + Mystery + Suspense = The Three Musketeers

My first book review is about The Three Musketeers by French author Alexandre Dumas. Personally, I think that this is one of the greatest novels ever written for anyone who loves adventure. The novel is set in seventeenth-century France and was written during the nineteenth century. This book has a multitude of fast-paced and eventful action—generally involving …