Month: July 2020

The Sign Of The Four by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Sign Of The Four by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Reading Time: 2 minutes I read the first Sherlock Holmes novel, A Study in Scarlet, last month, but did not find it as interesting as people portray it to be. However, The Sign of the Four has changed my perspective completely. So, I admit, Sherlock Holmes in a great character! And more than anything else, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle …

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Pamela An Epistolary Novel By Samuel Richardson

Pamela An Epistolary Novel By Samuel Richardson

Reading Time: 7 minutes Introduction The evolution of the novel happened over a period of centuries before it took the form we witness today. There have been several landmark contributions to the development of storytelling all over the world. One book, however, which remains ground-breaking in various aspects is Pamela. Written by Samuel Richardson, Pamela is widely regarded as …

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What Makes a Good Story?

What Makes a Good Story?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Stories have been part of cultures around the world for thousands of years. They helped shape our societies for centuries and continue to do so even today. However, in modern times, stories, in the form of novels, have become one of the major sources of entertainment. They no longer are limited to the privileged class, …

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