Pompeii by Robert Harris is an interesting look at the eruption of Pompeii through the eyes of historical figures as well as pure fictional ones. The novel includes a good description of the city and the way of life that historians have sculpted the culture based on various assumptions. Centered around the aqueducts and their […]
Killing Che by Chuck Pfarrer, while technically non-fiction, this action packed novel includes historically accurate aspects of the end of Ernesto ‘Che’ Guavara’s life. Included are the basics on Guevara’s last stand while attempting to lead a revolution in Bolivia. The story takes you through the escalation and significance of the inevitable Bolivian revolution. ’Killing […]
Back on Road (Otra Vez), a Journey through Latin America, by Ernesto Che Guevara is the follow up to the Motorcyle Diaries, though still enlightening, is a bit slower than the first installment. This is potentially due to the removal of some sections of the original text due to the hope of keeping the main […]
The Motorcycle Diaries by Ernesto Guevara, better known as ‘Che’, is what has now become a classic, partially due to the movie, this biographical story takes the reader on a journey through South America with young Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara. A great way to get to know the revolutionary and better understand why his life went […]
A twisting and turning mystery novel that centers around the profit made by companies exploiting the environment.