Month: November 2012

Book Review – The Glimpse

by Claire Merle (Faber & Faber) ISBN 978-0-571-28053-7 Set in a post-apocalyptic earth in the not so distant future, the population is divided into the privileged, Pures, and the outcast, Crazies. When Ana discovers that she is not truly a Pure, she believes that Jasper…
Mark Twain

Literary Birthday – 30 November – Mark Twain

Mark Twain was born 30 November 1835, and died 21 April 1910 12 Mark Twain Quotes on Writing The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The test of any good fiction is that you should care something for the characters; the good to succeed, the…
Jonathan Swift

Literary Birthday – 30 November – Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift was born 30 November 1667, and died 19 October 1745 Jonathan Swift: 10 Quotes Books, the children of the brain. Just get the right syllable in the proper place. Whatever the poets pretend, it is plain they give immortality to none but themselves; it is…