Animal Farm (George Orwell)

I swear it’s a complete accident that this post immediately follows my last one about The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.  I did not reread Animal Farm as part of an allegories-with-talking-animals kick.  Rather good timing, though, albeit a very different sort of allegory.  No, I reread Animal Farm because since the last time … Continue reading Animal Farm (George Orwell)


Fantastic Tales (Jack London)

Rereading The Call of the Wild and White Fang this winter made me want to revisit the other Jack London I read as a teenager:  this anthology of some of his fantasy and science fiction.  This was a rather more…complicated…experience than the two major works.  Mostly because I actually have some amount exposure to the … Continue reading Fantastic Tales (Jack London)