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.
nobel prize in literature
Today’s introduction is to a paramount Estonian writer, Jaan Kross. He is the most translated and nationally and internationally best-known Estonian writer, even having been nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Welcome back to the Monthly Reviews series, where I chronologically list last month’s reads, along with a short reflexion and opinion regarding each book. Here’s what I read in December: