Reviews The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman

A Spellbinding Journey Through History and the Resilience of Women As someone who has always been captivated by stories that blend historical facts with elements of magical realism, “The Dovekeepers” by Alice Hoffman immediately caught my attention. I stumbled upon this book while browsing through recommendations for feminist literature, and the premise of exploring the … Read more

Reviews The Persian Boy by Mary Renault

A Poignant Journey Through Alexander’s Conquests Growing up, I was always fascinated by the legends of Alexander the Great – his brilliant military conquests, his ambition to unite the Greek and Persian empires, and the enduring mystery surrounding his untimely death. However, most historical accounts I had read portrayed Alexander as a mythical figure, larger … Read more

Reviews The Aeneid by Virgil

A Monumental Journey Through Myth, History and Destiny It was a warm summer evening when I first picked up The Aeneid. I had just finished re-reading Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey, and was craving another epic tale of heroes, gods, and the eternal struggle between fate and free will. A friend had recommended Virgil’s masterpiece as … Read more