If You’re Not Yet Like Me: Summary, Plot Analysis and Review

If You’re Not Yet Like Me is a short story written by Edan Lepucki. It is a story of a single woman – Joellyn – who lives alone in an apartment in New York. Joellyn happens to be narrating the stories of her (failed) romance with an unemployed, terribly-dressed man named Zachary to her unbornContinue reading “If You’re Not Yet Like Me: Summary, Plot Analysis and Review”

I Am The Lion Now: Short Story, Summary, Plot Analysis and Review

I Am The Lion Now is a short story by Edan Lepucki. It revolves around a pregnant woman that lives in LA with her husband. The couple lead an ordinary life until a possum shows up at their door.  No, I am not talking about the famous incident at the Bronx zoo where a womanContinue reading “I Am The Lion Now: Short Story, Summary, Plot Analysis and Review”

Bartleby The Scrivener: Summary, Analysis, Quotes, Review and Free PDF

Bartleby The Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street is a short story or novella written by American author Herman Melville. It was first  published in two parts in the November and December 1853 issues of a magazine. It tells the story of Bartleby – a scrivener (a clerk or scribe) who works for a ManhattanContinue reading “Bartleby The Scrivener: Summary, Analysis, Quotes, Review and Free PDF”

The Most Dangerous Game: Short Story, Summary, Characters, Theme, Plot Analysis

The Most Dangerous Game is a short story written by Richard Connell. Also known as “The Hounds of Zaroff”, this story was originally published in 1924. It revolves around an American man passionate about game hunting who realizes, after a series of events, what it means to be a hunter or a huntee – andContinue reading “The Most Dangerous Game: Short Story, Summary, Characters, Theme, Plot Analysis”

A Man Called Ove: Summary, Plot Analysis, Review and Quotes

A Man Called Ove is a fiction novel that was originally published in 2012. It is written by Fredrik Backman – a Swedish writer and blogger. The novel was first published in Swedish language and then translated and published in English in 2013. The novel revolves around a 59-year old man whose name is Ove. ItContinue reading “A Man Called Ove: Summary, Plot Analysis, Review and Quotes”

The Missing Piece Meets The Big O: Summary, Meaning and 4 Life Lessons

The Missing Piece Meets the Big O is a short story (conveyed through poems and drawings) written by Shel Silverstein. It was first published in 1976. The story revolves around a “Little Piece” who is looking for its perfect match that would ‘complete’ it. “I was hoping that perhaps I could roll with you…” “YouContinue reading “The Missing Piece Meets The Big O: Summary, Meaning and 4 Life Lessons”

The Seven Lady Godivas: Summary, Plot Analysis and the Reason You'll Love It

The Seven Lady Godivas is an adult illustrated novel – written and illustrated by Dr Seuss – that was originally published in 1939 and then republished in 1987. The novel tells the story of seven Godiva sisters, none of whom ever wear clothing. Wacky, scandalous and oddly unerotic despite the sketches of the nude ladiesContinue reading “The Seven Lady Godivas: Summary, Plot Analysis and the Reason You'll Love It”

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.