Daily Archives: October 8, 2017

The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro

The universally acclaimed novel—winner of the Booker Prize and the basis for an award-winning film. Here is Kazuo Ishiguro’s profoundly compelling portrait of Stevens, the perfect butler, and of his fading, insular world in post-World War II England. Stevens, at the end of three decades of service at Darlington Hall, spending a day on a country drive, embarks as well on a journey through the past in an effort to reassure himself that he has served humanity by serving the “great gentleman,” Lord Darlington. But ...

Earth Escape – An existential thriller – Real Laplaine

With nuclear war looming and population explosion depleting the Earth, a coalition of space agencies, launch the Evolution, the largest star ship ever conceived, on a 27-year trek to an exoplanet, 1400 light-years away, and hopefully, the new home to man. Jim Tale, the intrepid Captain, and his Ai companion, CASS, encounter incredible odds, events that no one could have foreseen in this epic space odyssey to save mankind before it disappears under a cloud of nuclear fall-out. Haunted by his past and compelled by ...

Adirondack – A. Dudley Johnson, Jr.

Adirondack tells a story of women’s empowerment and forbidden love in a time when “that just wasn’t done.” The summer of 1897 should have been like every other one for Anna Tattersall, her husband, Will, and their two boys, in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains. Anna’s days were spent at teas and parties and all the societal happenings among the well to do who summered in Keene Valley. But that all changed one extraordinary day when a freak cloudburst sent Anna’s world spinning out ...