Allan Quatermain

by Henry Rider Haggard 'I have seen beautiful women in my day, and am no longer thrown into transports at the sight of a pretty face; but language fails me when I try to give some idea of the blaze of loveliness that then broke upon us in the persons of these sister Queens.' This …

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Magic by any other Name

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss 'I opened my mouth to howl, to cry, to curse him. But something other tore from my throat, a word I did not know and could not remember.' I received this book as a Christmas present. It's a new edition of the novel, first published in 2007. …

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