Category Archives: Must-Reads

Review #16 – Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne (1870)

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Review #5 – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (1997) by J.K. Rowling

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Rockwell Kent (1882 – 1971)

ou might have noticed that I am big fan of Rockwell Kent (1882 – 1971). Actually I justified joining the London based fine book publisher Folio Society to acquire their limited edition publication of Herman Melville’s Moby Dick, illustrated by Rockwell … Continue reading

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The Old Man and the Sea

Arrow; Paperback; 2004; ISBN: 9780099908401 Stamped by Shakespeare and Co. ♥ | ★★★★ “He was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in the Gulf Stream and he had gone eighty-four days now without taking a fish […] Everything … Continue reading

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Moby-Dick – The Folio Society

From the Folio Society page: Limited to 1,750 numbered copies. Each copy numbered by hand on a special limitation page Bound in leather, blocked in white and silver with a design based on one of Rockwell Kent’s illustrations. Set in … Continue reading

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A Classic: Treasure Island

[+]: A classic. A story of suspense and adventure that can be enjoyed by children and adults. [-]: Somewhat archaic language that might seem difficult at first for the modern reader, especially children. Fifteen men on the dead man’s chest … Continue reading

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