Book Review: The Great Gatsby

THE GREAT GATSBY | F. Scott Fitzgerald 09.30.2004 (first published 1925) | Scribner Classic Rating: 5/5 stars Nick Carraway has just moved East to start a new life in the New York suburb of West Egg. He quickly finds that most things in New York are out of his economic status and settles on a … Continue reading Book Review: The Great Gatsby

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Book Review: Lolita

Lolita | Vladimir Nabokov 04.07.2011 (originally 1955) | Penguin Rating: 4/5 stars Humbert Humbert is a middle-aged college professor looking to make a change in his life after losing who he believes is the love of his life. He makes a decision to move to a new town, however, his plans are thwarted because of … Continue reading Book Review: Lolita

Book Review: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST | Ken Kesey 06.26.2008 (first published 1962) | Penguin Classics Rating: 4/5 stars Chief Bromden is a patient living on a mental ward run by the tyrannical Big Nurse Ratched. Bromden has been here for years and most would categorize him as the mute, half-Indian found mopping random areas … Continue reading Book Review: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Book Review: Wuthering Heights

WUTHERING HEIGHTS | Emily Brontë Penguin Deluxe Edition | 08.25.2009 (original published in December 1847) Rating: 4/5 stars Wuthering Heights is a tumultuous ride through the life of Heathcliff, the Earnshaw family, and the Linton family. The story begins in the present (year 1801) with a new tenant, Mr. Lockwood, staying at Thrushcross Grange. He … Continue reading Book Review: Wuthering Heights