Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. A review.

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham’s Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts referencing Lapham’s Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.] After reading and reviewing Conrad's The Secret Agent I learned his better known work Heart of Darkness was fairly short.  With that for an excuse I dived in.  It was gripping.  I read it … Continue reading Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. A review.

The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad. A review.

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham’s Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts referencing Lapham’s Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.] Speed reader though I am not, I recently inhaled this book, reading it devotedly and continuously.  Preceding and inspiring perhaps the spirit of modern day spy and mystery novels, Conrad weaves various characters and … Continue reading The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad. A review.

Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2008: Book of Nature, pt. IV and last, Terra Incognita

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham's Quarterly, Reading, Book Review, Photography] [Click HERE to see my previous posts referencing Lapham's Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.] [Click on photos to enlarge, zoom, and in many cases see camera info.] My marathon pre-view/re-view of the Book of Nature issue finally comes to a conclusion. Will our coexistence with … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2008: Book of Nature, pt. IV and last, Terra Incognita

Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2014: Youth, pt. IV and Last, Notes on Coming Of Age

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham's Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see previous posts reviewing or referencing Lapham's Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.  See Archives on that page for back issues.] [Links to excerpts lead to L.Q. free postings or invitations to subscribe.] L.Q. posts are for inquiring minds and avid readers.  I … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2014: Youth, pt. IV and Last, Notes on Coming Of Age