Daphne du Maurier’s gothic mystery novel ‘Rebecca’ starts out as a lover’s lament. As the plot twists and turns, the mysteries and discoveries will increasingly horrify and stun even the best prepared reader. Be ready to have your entire concept of true love shattered before picking up this extraordinary book.
When H. G. Wells first published ‘The War of the Worlds’ in 1897, his work could easily have been considered the ramblings of a mad man. From a contemporary perspective, however, one would rather characterize the author as a genius.
Barnes’ fictional protagonists are usually looking back on their lives. So when Tony goes looking for his past in ‘The Sense of an Ending’, a reader might not be surprised. A mistake.