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)


The Picture of Dorian Gray (Oscar Wilde)

Before reading The Picture of Dorian Gray, I was only familiar with Oscar Wilde through his plays (specifically The Importance of Being Earnest) and a few stories – I didn’t know before researching this post that The Selfish Giant was by Wilde.  (Believe it or not, I had a computer game of that story as … Continue reading The Picture of Dorian Gray (Oscar Wilde)