No book review today, but something equally good: literary comparison. Plus, I’m going to be fantastically lazy and let someone else do all the comparing. *puts feet on desk and sips Martini*
So. Read these essays. The first (my personal favorite) looks at the similarities between Jesus Christ and Melville’s Captain Ahab; the second compares Huckleberry Finn with The Odyssey.
I’m not just referring you to these because the girl who wrote them is the girl I’m going to marry. She’s a bloody good writer, too. Enjoy.
"But words are things, and a small drop of ink, falling like dew upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." – Lord Byron