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Jules Verne and the birth of science fiction proper

The first writer I would identify as writing what can be properly termed science fiction is the French author Jules Verne. Admittedly, a case could be made for Mary Shelley who penned the novel Frankenstein, but in my view that … Continue reading

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What this second blog is to be about

My first blog deals with literature in the original language and in depth. Currently there I am discussing the Odyssey in depth by going through the original Greek. While in this blog I will also tend to discuss works being … Continue reading

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