Book Review, Classic Literature, Fiction, Historical Fiction

Book Review: “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”

Rating: 7.5 out of 10.0 Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe Genre: Classic Literature/Historical Fiction About: Allegedly credited by Abraham Lincoln as the book that started the Civil War, Uncle Tom’s Cabin sold 300,000 copies in its first year. Stowe, a graduate of a female seminary, weaves together two themes, both of which were very necessary in… Continue reading Book Review: “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”

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Classic Literature, Fiction, Historical Fiction

Book Review: “Cry, the Beloved Country”

Rating: 5.6 out of 10.0 Author: Alan Paton Genre: Historical Fiction [Classic Literature] About: Cry, the Beloved Country became an immediate worldwide bestseller when it was published in 1948. Since then, Paton has edited it twice; once in 1959 and once in 1987. He died in 1988; one year after his final edit of his… Continue reading Book Review: “Cry, the Beloved Country”