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Reviving the classics: Orlando

If you never heard of Orlando by Virginia Woolf, you might want to skip this entry. If you heard little, you could safely continue as I won’t reveal more than well-known facts. SPOILER ALERT! ‘We are, therefore, now left entirely alone in the room with the sleeping Orlando and the trumpeters. The trumpeters, ranging themselvesContinue reading “Reviving the classics: Orlando”

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Reviving the Classics: Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

A classic that reads like the best page-turner.  George and Lennie are simple agricultural workers, moving from farm to farm, like many others in California in the 1930s. From the beginning, we know that something went wrong at their previous workplace, but they expect the new farm to be an improvement. They also dream ofContinue reading “Reviving the Classics: Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck”