Re-reading Roald Dahl

I have had the occasion over the past few months to read again three of the most known Roald Dahl’s books : Matilda, the Big Friendly Giant and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Having read – and loved them – as a young kid, I was wondering if I would enjoy them as much as…

Night Watch, by Terry Pratchett

Albeit I haven’t chronicled here all the previous Pratchett I read, I have really the impression, reading Discworld novels that they are getting better all the time. Night Watch is indeed even funnier than the previous ones and is an even fiercer satire of our world. In this novel, Captain – no, Commander, – Samuel…

Books to read, February 2014

For the fun of it, I thought I would blog on the books I have to read or would like to read right now. I have 47 books on my to-read shelf on Good Reads, that’s quite a lot. This doesn’t even take into account the books I have waiting on my physical shelf in…

Hamlet, by William Shakespeare

For Christmas I wanted to read some Shakespeare, navigating from must read to masterpieces. While I struggled with some sentences and tirades, I found some other just fantastic. It is no wonder Shakespeare is still regarded as one of  the greatest authors. As much has been said about the tragic history developped in this most famous…