Lewis Carroll

Yesterday was the birthday of Lewis Carroll, pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, born on 27 January 1832.The author of the children’s classics “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and its sequel “Through the Looking-Glass”, was also a mathematician, a photographer, an inventor, and an Anglican deacon (1). The last novel he published during his lifetime was “Sylvie… Read More Lewis Carroll

Rebecca

… In the du Maurier novel, the woman narrator is certainly jealous because her husband, Maxim de Winter, seems to have loved his first wife Rebecca more than he loves her, his new bride. But Rebecca is a good example of how hard it is to distinguish jealousy from envy; since Rebecca herself is dead,… Read More Rebecca