Revenge in The Count of Monte Cristo

I recently “read” The Count of Monte Cristo (1844) by Alexandre Dumas by listening to it on CD.  It is number 65 on the BBC book list and some 117 chapters, so I knew the only way I would have time to get through it would be through listening to it on my long drives... Continue Reading →

Revenge Is Sweet, But Two Wrongs Do Not Make a Right

I struggled with what to post today, especially following the horrific tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut.  I settled on this post about revenge that has been languishing in my files for some time.  I’m not sure how to connect the two—my musings on revenge and the mass killing of innocent children—but I do... Continue Reading →

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