Auteur: James Malcolm Ryder & Thomas Peckett Prest
Titel: Sweeney Todd: The string of pearls
Genre: Literatuur, classics, mystery, horror
Uitgeverij: Dover Publications
Aantal pagina’s: 304
Gelezen: oktober 2015
The inspiration for the long-running Broadway musical Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, this Victorian novel originally appeared in installments as one of the era’s popular penny dreadfuls. Readers and audiences remain spellbound by the tale of a murderous barber and baker who recycle their victims into meat pies.
Auteur: A.A. Milne
Titel: Winnie -the- Pooh
Genre: Classics, jeugdliteratuur, literatuur
Uitgeverij: Egmont UK
Aantal pagina’s: 146
Gelezen: Januari, 2016
A.A. Milne’s ‘Winnie-the-Pooh’ stories need no introduction. They have been loved by generations of children ever since Pooh, Christopher Robin, Piglet, Rabbit, Owl, Kanga and Roo, and Eeyore made their first appearance.
Auteur: L. Frank Baum
Titel: The wonderful Wizard of Oz
Genre: Literatuur, classics
Aantal bladzijden: 178
Gelezen: 10 – 13 januari
Swept away from her home in Kansas by a tornado, Dorothy and her dog Toto find themselves stranded in the fantastical Land of Oz. As instructed by the Good Witch of the North and the Munchkins, Dorothy sets off on the yellow brick road to try and find her way to the Emerald City and the Wizard of Oz, who can help her get home. With her companions the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion, Dorothy experiences an adventure full of friendship, magic and danger. A much-loved children’s classic, The Wizard of Oz continues to delight readers young and old with its enchanting tale of witches, flying monkeys and silver shoes.
Auteur: Jonathan Swift
Titel: Gulliver’s Travels
Aantal bladzijden: 249
Gelezen: 18 – 25 september
When Lemuel Gulliver sets off from London on a sea voyage, little does he know the many incredible misadventures awaiting. Shipwrecked at sea, nearly drowned, he washes ashore upon an exotic island called Liliput–where the people are only 6″ tall. Next he visits a land of incredible giants called the Brobdingnagians. They are more than 60′ tall. He travels to Lapauta, a city that floats in the city, & to Glubbdubdrib, the Island of Sorcerers. his final voyage brings him into contact with the Yahoos–a brutish race of subhumans–& an intelligently virtuous race of horse, the Houyhnhnms.
Auteur: Mary Shelley
Genre: Literatuur, classics
Aantal bladzijden: 170
Gelezen: 18 – 24 april
“Begun when the author was only eighteen and conceived from a nightmare, Frankenstein is the deeply disturbing story of a monstrous creation which has terrified and chilled readers since its first publication in 1818. The novel has thus seared its way into the popular imagination while establishing itself as one of the pioneering works of modern science fiction”