‘On the Road’ by Jack Kerouac – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads When Jack Kerouac’s On the Road first appeared in 1957, readers instantly felt the beat of a new literary rhythm. A fictionalised account of his own journeys across America with his friend Neal Cassady, Kerouac’s beatnik odyssey captured the soul of a generation and changed the landscape of American fiction for ever. … Continue reading ‘On the Road’ by Jack Kerouac – Book Review

‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ by Erich Maria Remarque – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads One by one the boys begin to fall... In 1914 a room full of German schoolboys, fresh-faced and idealistic, are goaded by their schoolmaster to troop off to the 'glorious war'. With the fire and patriotism of youth they sign up. What follows is the moving story of a young 'unknown soldier' … Continue reading ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ by Erich Maria Remarque – Book Review