Medea is a woman betrayed by her husband who chooses to marry a princess instead of choosing her and their children, but who will eventually pay for what he did and he won’t have the chance to enjoy his new marriage.
The novel tells the story of the Portuguese Christian priest Sebastiao Rodrigues, who travels to Japan trying to rescue his teacher from the persecutions of the Japanese government, but he arrives too late, and he will eventually share the same faith as him.
The Warden by Anthony Trollope is the first novel of the series Chronicles of Barsetshire, published in 1855, and his fourth novel. George Orwell called The Warden by Anthony Trollope one of his best work and his most successful novel.
Robinson Crusoe’s story follows the life of a sailor who is shipwrecked on an isolated island, where he needs to learn how to live on his own; this story is a fictional one, but it is rooted in the real life of Robinson Kretznaer –who lived alone for almost 28 years, isolated on a small tropical island, somewhere near the island of Trinidad.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is the third novel that follows the series of adventures Harry Potter has together with his close friends Ronald, or Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger; all three continue attending their classes at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, where they are taught how to use magic and cast spells.
L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz novel falls in the category of fantasy children’s literature and over the years, the story of Dorothy and her friends has been adapted to various movies and stage plays that added to its popularity among children of all ages; the story is presenting the adventures of a young girl who needs to return home from a magical world.
A Game of Thrones novel was written by George Martin, published in 1996 and it represents the first in a series of fantasy books; unlike other fiction books which follow a single line of narration, this novel introduces the reader to a fantasy world which has threes story lines, which are being depicted concomitantly.
The first thing you need to hear about the novel To kill a Mockingbird, is that it was written by Harper Lee, who took as inspirational source her personal life and that of her neighbors in writing the story; this novel focuses on racial issues, and mostly on the idea that black people were not treated equally with white people at the time.
If you are passionate reader and you like horror, then The Shining novel will surely captivate you with its plot that follows the line of a dramatic story, in which a family has to struggle against forces of evil, like ghosts and spirits of the dead; the title of this book symbolizes the supernatural capacities a 5 year-old boy has in using telepathic communication.
The tragedy Romeo and Juliet is one of the most popular writings of William Shakespeare and probably the most famous love story in history. This story is talking about the traditional hatred between the families of Verona, Montague and Capulet, challenged by the love that takes shape between Romeo, the son of Montague and Juliet, […]