The Basis of Morality * Stephen King Book Review

All money tends to corrupt, and absolute money corrupts absolutely. This is an ancient message. You can find it in the Bible (“the love of money is the root of all evil”), in the writings of ancient Greek philosophers and Renaissance moralists, and also in Stephen King’s Morality story. Morality is a novella by Stephen KingContinue reading “The Basis of Morality * Stephen King Book Review”

Margaret Atwood * Moral Disorder Book review

Atwood triumphs with these dazzling, personal stories in her first collection since Wilderness Tips. “I’ve learned quite a lot, over the years, by avoiding what I was supposed to be learning.” In these ten interrelated stories Atwood traces the course of a life and also the lives intertwined with it, while evoking the drama and theContinue reading “Margaret Atwood * Moral Disorder Book review”

Cat O’ Nine Tales * Jeffrey Archer

Cat O’ Nine Tales is the fifth collection of irresistible short stories from the master storyteller Jeffrey Archer, illustrated by the internationally acclaimed artist, Ronald Searle, creator of Molesworth. These twelve yarns are satisfying and ingeniously plotted, featuring richly drawn characters and Jeffrey Archer’s trademark deliciously unexpected conclusions. They feature the mad, the bad andContinue reading “Cat O’ Nine Tales * Jeffrey Archer”