The Painted Veil: Summary, Review and 3 Things To Love About it

The Painted Veil is a novel written by W Somerset Maugham in 1925. The novel also inspired a 2006 drama movie of the same name (starring Edward Norton and Naomi Watts). It is a story of love, betrayal, hatred, revenge and redemption. “How can I be reasonable? To me our love was everything and youContinue reading “The Painted Veil: Summary, Review and 3 Things To Love About it”

The Old Man and The Sea: Summary, Analysis and Review

The Old Man and the Sea is a novel written by Ernest Hemingway. It was first published in 1951. It is a story of an old fisherman named Santiago who catches an enormous marlin (a type of fish) far out in the sea only to lose it and the pain that accompanies that loss. “LetContinue reading “The Old Man and The Sea: Summary, Analysis and Review”

The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka: Summary, Analysis and 3 Life Lessons

The Metamorphosis is a short story (novella) written by Franz Kafka. It was published in 1915. It was originally published in German and its title was Die Verwandlung. It is a story of a salesman named Gregor Samsa who wakes up one day to find that he has mysteriously transformed into an insect.

Jonathan Livingston Seagull: Summary and Plot Analysis

Jonathan Livingston Seagull is a short novel (or novella) written by Richard Bach in the 1960s. It is a story of a seagull whose name is Jonathan Livingston who is trying to perfect the art of flying. Over the years, this novel has become a classic and is often considered one of the best inspirational or motivational books ever written.