Robinson Crusoe

Whenever an author of literature mentions other authors and their literature in their works, I take notice. So when one of my favorite English authors, Wilkie Collins has one of my favorite characters in The Moonstone, Gabriel Betteridge, reading and talking about Robinson Crusoe, starting from the first paragraphs of chapter 1 and throughout The …

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Gilead

Gilead by American author, Marilynne Robinson, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2005 as well as other awards. Gilead is Robinson's second novel, which was published 24 years after her first novel, Housekeeping. This book is the fictional memoir of Reverend John Ames and his memories of his father and grandfather, all who are …

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