Review: A World Lit Only by Fire

A World Lit Only by Fire The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance Portrait of an Age by William Manchester 366 pages Little, Brown & Company, New York, 1993 I have recently heard the argument made more and more that the so-called Dark Ages were not that. I think this book stands against that notion. William… Continue reading Review: A World Lit Only by Fire

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Review: Three Kingdoms: A Historical Novel

As I mentioned yesterday, I have finally finished the Chinese epic: Three Kingdoms:  A Historical Novel  (三国演义) attributed to Luo Guanzhong  (罗贯中) Translated by Moss Roberts 1690 pages Foreign Language Press, Beijing,1994 The pages had begun to yellow with age before I finally picked up this, the great classic of the waning years of the… Continue reading Review: Three Kingdoms: A Historical Novel