Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Tuesday Top Ten: Classics

So, back to books for the top ten list today. This time: classics. I am using the term in the widest sense incorporating works from antiquity up to the Victorian era.

1)   Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
2)   Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
3)   Eugene Onegin by Pushkin
4)   Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen
5)   The Poetic Edda
6)   Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
7)   Crime & Punishment by Dostoevsky
8)   The Divine Comedy by Dante
9)   Daniel Deronda by George Elliot
10) The Kalevala

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Book Review: The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

Title: The Fountainhead
Author: Ayn Rand
Publisher: Plume Books

Publication Date: 1944 (2005)
Pages: 784
Format: E-Book - EPUB
Genre: Fiction
Source: Gift


Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Tuesday Top Ten: Paranormal & Fantasy Films

Hi one and all, do you know I wrote my lost of top fantasy books last week and completely forgot to include The Lord of the Rings! Obviously this is in my top ten as well; I even wrote my BA(hons) dissertation on it! Oh, well, clearly I'm getting old and my memory isn't what it used to be....
Anyway, keeping with the fantasy/paranormal theme for one more week, here are my top films in that genre.

1)   Only Lovers Left Alive
2)   The Lord of the Rings
3)   The Hobbit
4)   Thor: The Dark World
5)   Avengers
6)   Thor
7)   Captain America: Winter Soldier
8)   Pan's Labyrinth
9)   Interview with the Vampire
10) Underworld

Friday, November 14, 2014

New Song: Hail Loki, Laufey's Son

Hey guys, just finished this new song. It is a folk ballad/hymn style piece about Loki (the Norse god, not the Marvel character). Hope you like it....