Dickens VS Fitzgerald – Character Fight

Who wrote better characters, Dickens or Fitzgerald? Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby is often mentioned as one of the finest pieces of writing available, and rightly so. But how does it hold up to the works of other great writers? A description in Gatsby that I thought rather good made me think of one of Mr. … Continue reading Dickens VS Fitzgerald – Character Fight

The World’s Best Novellas

The novella is the bastard child of the book world. Novellas the hushed-up offspring of novelist's one-night stands with typewriters. They are the awkward middle-child. Novellas are not long enough to be allowed into the novel club, and yet too long to be read in a single sitting. In paperback, they look flimsy and short … Continue reading The World’s Best Novellas