Coraline (Neil Gaiman)

So many people have recommended Neil Gaiman’s work to me the last few years that I’ve stopped counting.  So I decided to start with a story I already sort of knew, Coraline. Coraline is a short children’s book (Wikipedia calls it a novella), which an adult could easily finish in one sitting if they had … Continue reading Coraline (Neil Gaiman)

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The Magician’s Nephew (C. S. Lewis)

I remember liking The Magician’s Nephew a lot when I was young.  I don’t know if this, or the fact that I read it last, or just pure accident, is the reason I remembered more about this book than any other besides The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.  And I think, in the final … Continue reading The Magician’s Nephew (C. S. Lewis)