Born a Crime – Trevor Noah Book Review

As a kid I understood that people were different colors, but in my head white and black and brown were like types of chocolate. Dad was the white chocolate, mom was the dark chocolate, and I was the milk chocolate. But we were all just chocolate. This is the life story of comedian Trevor NoahContinue reading “Born a Crime – Trevor Noah Book Review”

Pieces of Light * Adam Thorpe book review

“You’re making a connection again, aren’t you?” “What connection, my sweet?” “Between your uncle and Hitler” There are loads of other connections made. This book should be called the Missed Connections. This is the story of Hugh Arkwright who grew up in Central Africa, in Cameron. He suddenly moved to England to his uncle’s estateContinue reading “Pieces of Light * Adam Thorpe book review”

H. Rider Haggard – She

Between the ages of eleven and seventeen, I read M. R. James, the master of the creepy tale, and all of H. G. Wells’s fantastical stories— The War of the Worlds , The Island of Doctor Moreau , The Invisible Man , “The Country of the Blind,” and many more. Arthur Conan Doyle’s The LostContinue reading “H. Rider Haggard – She”