Reviews by Carl Heerwagen

Robinson Crusoe

by Daniel Defoe

The movie versions do not do the book Justice. They never spoke of his enslavement and his plantation in Brazil. Or the fact that the ship that got shipwrecked was a slaver ship. This is a great novel for anyone to read. I recommend it to everyone.

Reviewed on 2012.04.10


by Eleanor Hodgman Porter

This book is very inspirational. People may make a lot of jokes about this book but I wont. Pollyanna's "glad" game was a way to cope with depression and she went through a lot. It still has a message for us even today.

Reviewed on 2012.01.13

Oliver Twist

by Charles Dickens

This book is great. The musical doesn't do it justice. I do have one beef with it though. Why did the author make the villain a jew. It shows some anti-semitism because of it.

Reviewed on 2011.11.13

Of Human Bondage

by W. Somerset Maugham

I found this book very interesting. A very adult book for its time. it doesn't pull punches.

Reviewed on 2011.10.05

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