By Dr Hugh Mercer Curtler, Cottonwood, Minnesota, USA I firmly believe that there is truth in fiction and, indeed, profound truth in the fiction of people like Fyodor Dostoevsky, Joseph Conrad, and George Eliot. Eliot is one of my favorite writers and she always provides a wealth of food for […]
In honour of World Book Day, which is being celebrated today in the UK, we thought we’d delve into the interesting stories and trivia hiding behind some of the most popular and successful books ever written. So, here goes… The biggest-selling book written in English is Charles Dickens’s A Tale of […]
By Dr Oliver Tearle Washington Irving. Who was that man? Find out just a handful of reasons why we should all have his name on our lips.