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Warning! reading Les Miserables will inevitably result in an extended intellectual endeavor to fully appreciate the scope, dramatic implications and historical import of this phenomenal work. For example, based upon Hugo's enrapturing depiction of the Battle of Waterloo, I spent many days studying additional historical accounts, so that I could more fully appreciate his prose. Due to the length of his historical dialog, there is a temptation to skip past the historical descriptions - don't do so! This is a work to be addressed in similar manner to a fine wine - read slowly, carefully, ultimately with incomplete, but more reverent understanding. To this acolyte of classical literature - one of the greatest "novels" every written.
12/17/2012
Ray Green - Bond-like Thrillers Involving Organized Crime
FEATURED AUTHOR - Ray Green had a career spanning some 30 years in the electronics manufacturing industry. For much of that time, he was operating at Director level in several different companies, well-versed in the world of business and corporate politics. Buyout, Ray's first novel, is based on his actual experience of carrying out a management buyout. It is, however, a work of fiction. The sequel, 'Payback', charts the fortunes of the principal characters on 'Buyout' over the next few years, and 'Chinese… Read more