Thomas Pynchon is an American author of English literature. His style is very dense, and lends from influences such as Herman Melville, Vladimir Nabokov, Franz Kafka and William Faulkner. Pynchon grew up in Long Island, New York. He served in the U.S. Navy for two years and earned his English degree from Cornell University. Pynchon […]
The Palliser series is a series of novels by English author Anthony Trollope. The series centers around an aristocratic politician named Plantagenet Palliser and wife Lady Glencora. The characters are usually the focus of the novels, with the exception of The Eustace Diamonds. The plot deals with British and Irish politics of the 19th century.
The Chronicles of Barsetshire is a series of novels by English author Anthony Trollope. The series is set in the cathedral town of Barchester in the county of Barsetshire, England (both of which are fictional), which is located somewhere around the West Country. The books focus on what goes on in the clergy and the […]