Mini classic review: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina provides a vast panorama of contemporary life in Russia and of humanity in general. In it Tolstoy uses his intense imaginative insight to create some of the most memorable characters in literature. Anna is a sophisticated woman who abandons her empty existence as the wife of Karenin and turns to Count Vronsky to … Continue reading Mini classic review: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Mini classic review: 1984 by George Orwell

Winston Smith works for the Ministry of truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities. Despite the … Continue reading Mini classic review: 1984 by George Orwell

Mini classic review: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

A pilot stranded in the desert awakes one morning to see, standing before him, the most extraordinary little fellow. "Please," asks the stranger, "draw me a sheep." And the pilot realizes that when life's events are too difficult to understand, there is no choice but to succumb to their mysteries. He pulls out pencil and … Continue reading Mini classic review: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Mini Classic Review: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

Narnia… the land beyond the wardrobe door, a secret place frozen in eternal winter, a magical country waiting to be set free. Lucy is the first to find the secret of the wardrobe in the professor's mysterious old house. At first her brothers and sister don't believe her when she tells of her visit to … Continue reading Mini Classic Review: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

Mini classic review: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

To bitter, miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, Christmas is just another day. But all that changes when the ghost of his long-dead business partner appears, warning Scrooge to change his ways before it's too late. Then on Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by three different ghosts of Christmas, who show him his past, his present, and his future, … Continue reading Mini classic review: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens