Weekly Update – 7/12/17

Hello, Internet! Let's get to it, shall we? Writing I've been... middling productive, this week. I honestly haven't spent much time working on Rule (or any other piece, for that matter), and this upcoming week I'll be out of town for about 4 days, so it's unlikely that I'll be productive. Now, the good news is … Continue reading Weekly Update – 7/12/17

Review – The Shadow of What Was Lost (2016 Edition)

James Islington's debut novel, The Shadow of What Was Lost, begins as a deceptively stereotypical coming-of-age fantasy. However, it doesn't take long for the story to develop, and breathe fresh life into well-used tropes of the genre. Even with a slightly unsatisfying climax, I deeply enjoyed this book as a whole. It's a good fantasy, and a great adventure. 8/10.

Review – The Cave and the Light (2014)

The Cave and the Light (by Arthur Herman) delivers an engaging and nuanced history of Western thought from its roots in Classical Greece up through the wars of the 20th century. While I in disagreement with some of the author's stylistic choices and interpretations of ancient works, overall Herman's unfolding of our intellectual history is an informative and delightful journey.