Reviews by tgatzajr

The Marvelous Land of Oz

by L. Frank Baum

A wonderful and relaxing book! I loved the wit and humor that is found throughout the book as well as the many adventures that Tip and his friends encounter. Well written with a flowing story, I found it hard at times to put the book down.

This book may be considered for young readers but this "old man" found the joy of his youth again in this book. It's a nice escape from reality and I intend to finish the rest of the series soon.

I must say that Frank Baum was a wonderful story teller!

Reviewed on 2011.02.08

The Black Gang

by Herman Cyril McNeile

I must say that this book was not as energetic and action packed as "Bulldog Drummond".

The plot was a lot like "The Scarlet Pimpernel". Hugh Drummond is portrayed as a bumbling buffoon in public but comes across as our hero when he and the secretive Black Gang spring into action.

For the most part, the first two thirds of the books kind of eases along and it's not until the later part that the book brings back the "nail biting" action that the first book had.

Even though the book takes a slow pace, it is still a good book to read, especially if you have become a Bulldog Drummond fan.

Reviewed on 2011.01.28

Bulldog Drummond

by Herman Cyril McNeile

To rate this book 5 stars would be an insult. Itís a 10 star read! This book never stops. Action packed with a flowing plot that keeps you going. When Drummond finds himself in trouble and gets out of it, his mind is constantly working. By doing this the author doesnít let up for an instant. Itís hard to find a place for the bookmark! Do yourself a favor and read it. You will be glad you did!

Reviewed on 2011.01.11

Off on a Comet

by Jules Verne

This has to be one of Jules Verne's best novels! The plot starts off moving and doesn't slow down at all. The idea of a comet glazing the earth and taking the land, air and people with it may be far fetched but it is no different than Sci-Fi today. However it is interesting to read how they learn about and adapt to their new home. Their spirit of survival is refreshing! Even their their ingenious method of leaving the comet and returning to earth.

The story is a great combination of adventure, humor and science. This, I think is what made Jules Verne such a great writer. This book is highly recommended. A definite 5 star read!

Reviewed on 2010.12.23

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