Book Review: The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

Synopsis: Painter Basil Hallward meets young, beautiful Dorian Gray and paints his portrait. Dorian Gray is seduced by Lord Henry Wotton’s ideas about youth and beauty, and makes a wish that his portrait will age, while he himself remains young and beautiful. Review: What a book!! Can I rate this book higher than 5 stars? … More Book Review: The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

Book Review: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

“Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.”  Synopsis: While vacationing in Monte Carlo, Maxim de Winter meets our unnamed narrator, and they marry and return to the de Winter estate, Manderley. The new Mrs. de Winter constantly comes across reminders of the first Mrs. de Winter, Rebecca. Review: What a beautiful, marvelous, atmospheric … More Book Review: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

Book Review: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

Synopsis: Young Pip lives with his sister and her blacksmith husband Joe and one night helps an escaping convict. Later he meets the mysterious, wealthy Miss Havisham, and her ward, Estella. Pip falls instantly in love with Estella, and desires to become a gentleman instead of a blacksmith. Pip comes into money from an unknown … More Book Review: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens