Category 2014 Books

Richard II (in Retrospect)

If I had to pick a theme song for the first two history plays I’ve read so far, it would be “Another One Bites the Dust.” The play begins with a king who has blood on his hands. Once Henry deposes Richard, we see a new king with the same old problem. He’s guilty as well, and his hands are not clean.

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A Circle of Quiet by Madeleine L’Engle

Author’s Note: This is an old review I wrote about A Circle of Quiet. I read it last November, and I thought it was appropriate to post here since I will be posting a review of another L’Engle book tomorrow.  November 7, 2014: Every now and then I will read a book that marks an epoch […]