Gaiman’s narrative begins on a doleful note. The unnamed Narrator has just left a painful funeral, but instead of driving to his sister’s house for the wake, he finds his way back to the place where he grew up. 230 more words
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But libraries are about freedom. Freedom to read, freedom of ideas, freedom of communication. They are about education (which is not a process that finishes the day we leave school or university), about entertainment, about making safe spaces, and about access to information.
– Neil Gaiman
A Study in Emerald is a short mystery that is reminiscent of a Sherlock Holmes novel, which is apt to assume since the title is a reference to A Study in Scarlet, the short story where Sir Arthur Conan Doyle introduced Sherlock Holmes and Dr. 434 more words
Four of the twelve books I’ve chosen for the month of fear are children’s books – partly because I’m really interested in children’s books, partly because I try to mix up age groups in my monthly choices, but mostly because they’re some of the most terrifying books I’ve ever read. 560 more words