Reviewed: “Birdsong” by Sebastian Faulks
I don’t know how to say how much I love Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks. The words I could possibly produce to tell you why you should read this book, why I will read it again and again… they’re not adequate to describe what I feel. Anything I say will pale in comparison to the intensity and passion… Continue reading
I’m behind, and I don’t care
I’m behind on my Goodreads pledge to read 52 books this year, to be more specific. According to their handy little counter/guilt-inducer, I’m now two books behind. But I don’t care. Why? Because I have finally found a book amazing, heartbreaking, beautiful, haunting, and entrancing enough that I want to savor every word, and I… Continue reading
An English diarist and naval administrator. I served as administrator of the Royal Navy and Member of Parliament. I had no maritime experience, but I rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II through patronage, diligence, and my talent for administration.