[shot from the “Walking Out” movie] This week we are reading the story called “Walking Out” written by American science and travel writer David Quammen. This story is included in this story in the anthology American Short Story Masterpieces, edited by Raymond Carver and Tom Jenks. Quammen said that the story is
This week we are discussing the story written by the American writer Richard Connell called “The Most Dangerous Game”. This story even brought him the O.Henry Award. You can find and download the story here. As usual, I ask you to think about themes of the story, describe the characters,
This week we are discussing the story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman called “The Yellow Wallpaper”. To understand better why the author wrote this story, you can read her short explanation here. As always I am looking forward to your comments, thoughts, ideas. You are welcome to write your comments here
Hello, dear Bookworms, Today we are discussing a story of one of my favorite American writers O. Henry called “The Princess and the Puma”. You can also read this story here and enjoy the wonderful illustrations created by I.A. Williams. Don’t forget to pick your reading circle role and get ready for
Hello, bookworms, Today we are discussing an interesting short story by Ray Bradbury. It is called “The Veldt”. As usual, I ask you to pick up your role. I am looking forward to your comments, vocabulary lists, questions, insights about the story.
Hello, dear Book Club members, Today’s story called “The Gift” is written by Shane O’Neill. Here is what he writes about himself: I am 45 years old and live in Waterford, Ireland. I have been writing since I was fifteen and wrote the first draft of Dark Messiah, a fantasy
Somerset Maugham (1874 – 1965), a British playwright and novelist, was one of the most well-known writers of his era and one of the highest-paid authors of his time. vHe lost his parents very early and was brought up by his uncle. The success of his first novel, Liza of Lambeth
Some facts about Graham Greene Graham Greene – an English writer, is best known for his novels. He published 26 novels during his lifetime, over a career period of 59 years. One publication, “No Man’s Land”, was published posthumously in 2005, 14 years after Greene’s death. Greene had a rough adolescence. He attended
Let’s start with some classics. Here is the link to the story: http://www.classicshorts.com/stories/lamb.html Please, choose your role (don’t forget to put it in our schedule) and get ready to discuss this short story. You are welcome to post any questions, your vocabulary lists or any comments below.
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Please, share your thoughts, comments, questions about this chapter here (in the comments) Some vocabulary
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