Book Review: Don Quixote

Don Quixote has been loved and revered for centuries as a masterpiece of literature. Perhaps the original modern novel, it is epic, imaginative and endearing. But just what makes it so? Is it the charm of the lead characters? Is it the call to adventure? The innovative narrative style? Many books can claim ownership of... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Ivanhoe

Write what you know, says the old proverb. Well, apparently no one is listening, because everywhere I look there’s an author jabbering on about something clearly beyond their field of expertise. Tolkien’s violent, beer-swilling depiction of dwarves in The Hobbit made me wonder if he had ever actually met a dwarf; William Golding, though never... Continue Reading →

The Endless Marsh

Within a dark and endless marsh, A thousand knights were damned to march, Knee deep in festering mud, The price for spilling innocent blood.   Once an army, now divided, Each for his own glory minded, Broken ranks now strewn apart, And none can see the original path.   An armour suit each knight must... Continue Reading →

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