Posts Tagged With: classic

Review: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

One of the nice things my Audible subscription is doing is giving me the opportunity to catch up on a lot of the classics I never actually read. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is one such book. Continue reading

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Review: The Mysterious Island

The Mysterious Island
The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Seems like I’ve been on a Jules Verne kick lately, slowly working my way through the classics. I’d heard about Mysterious Island before, and seen several of the films, but like watching the movie version of Around the World in 80 Days, the book is very much different! Continue reading

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Review: The Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Honestly had no idea how humorous this book was. It’s creepy, sure, but it’s also quite funny. I mean seriously, the Phantom refers to himself as “The Opera Ghost.” Also, the “OG” as he’s known, really is quite the superman. There’s nothing he can’t do. All in all, a fun read, but I think it’s certainly a bit of its time. Interesting to see how it’s been adapted.

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