Tag Archives: bildungsroman

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird © 1960 Harper Lee 376 pages Mark Twain once opined that a classic is a book which everyone praises and no one reads. That cannot be the case with To Kill a Mockingbird, a classic coming-of-age story … Continue reading

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The Ethical Assassin

The Ethical Assassin© 2006 David Liss336 pages Lem’s just a kid selling encyclopedias so he can go to college, that’s all. He never meant to get involved in a criminal conspiracy, but circumstances spiraled out of his control. He went … Continue reading

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The Sea-Wolf

The Sea-Wolf© 1906 Jack LondonReprinted in Tales of the North, © 1979.pp. 183-330 Humphrey van Weyden never imagined that a simple ferry ride across the San Francisco Bay would take him so far. Following a collision at sea, he is rescued … Continue reading

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