Earthshaker: The Poseidon Adventure by Paul Gallico (1969)

There are minor spoilers in this post so please consider yourself warned. Then why did hope persist? Why this upward striving, this eternal climbing by himself and these ill-assorted people, castaways in a floating tomb, the odds on whose chances for rescue were astronomical? A group of people, herded together because of some natural calamity … Continue reading Earthshaker: The Poseidon Adventure by Paul Gallico (1969)

Two Nineteenth Century Novels

After the twenty-first century, time to go back and revisit the nineteenth century.THE MYSTERY OF A HANSOM CAB (1886)Cover image of the first edition @ WikipediaThe Mystery of a Hansom Cab is the first novel of English writer, Fergus Hume. Set in the city of Melbourne, the mystery involves the murder of a man in … Continue reading Two Nineteenth Century Novels