How many copies do you think the Harry Potter series has sold, total? How many copies of The DaVinci Code do you think have been sold? I took a look at the world's best-selling books and book series of all time, according to Wikipedia's list, which they admit is "an incomplete list that may never be … Continue reading What Are The Bestselling Books of All Time?
So, I'm reading A Tale of Two Cities, one of Charles Dickens' better known books. I am increasingly of the opinion that he is the greatest writer of all time. I admit that he is at times overly melodramatic and that his plots contain a little too much coincidence for some, but I stand by … Continue reading OMG Dickens!
I started reading A Tale of Two Cities last week, and in chapter five I found an amazing passage. The passage describes a voice. Many writers, lesser writers than Dickens, might use a single adjective. "Raspy", perhaps, or "feint". But Charles Dickens, who is now my favorite author, goes all in when describing a voice, … Continue reading The Best Writing of the Week