We offer you current book reviews and read the classics in the spirit of a man recording in his bathroom.
Leaves of Glen Reads: ‘The Queen of Spades’ - By Alexsandr S. Pushkin
Never trust a ghost, especially if you’re the one who killed them. Even more especially if they couldn’t understand basic fashion while they were alive.
Book Boys review ‘Benny Uncovers a Mystery (The Boxcar Children)’ by Gertrude Chandler Warner
Two grown men read a book for really, really young children. We learn that this series has nothing to do with homeless children who ride the rails solving mysteries. They are, in fact, privileged kids living in a small town where everyone respects them.
Leaves of Glen Reads: ‘The Signal’ - By Vsevolod M. Garshin
When a story is depressing as hell in the first page and a half- you wouldn’t think it would get any worse. But it does.
Leaves of Glen Reads: ‘The District Doctor’ by Ivan S. Turgenev
The best way to pick up women is when they’re dying and you’re the only doctor for miles.
Leaves of Glen Reads: ‘Her Lover’ by Maxim Gorky
The story of an unattractive woman who is lonely, but it doesn’t matter since she suddenly winds up in prison for no reason and dies.
Book Boys review ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ by E. L. James - Part 4
This week we finish Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James. And we give up- it’s just too annoying. The worst part, after all that work of trying to get through this turd, there isn’t even really an ending.