The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter

Once upon a time there were four little Rabbits, and their names were — Flopsy,  Mopsy,  Cotton-tail, and Peter.  Mischievous and disobedient young Peter Rabbit is chased about the garden of Mr. McGregor. He escapes and returns home to his


Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Little Women follows the lives of the four March sisters, from oldest to youngest: Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. A romance, a quest, a family drama that validates virtue over wealth. The start of the story is set at Christmastime,


Heidi by Johanna Spyri (Children’s Classic)

Heidi is a delightful story of life in the Alps written by the Swiss authoress, Johanna Spyri. Her own sympathy with the instincts and longings of the child’s heart is shown in her picture of Heidi. The record of the


Electra by Euripides

The play begins with the introduction of Electra, the daughter of Clytemnestra and the late Agamemnon. Several years after Agamemnon’s death suitors began requesting Electra’s hand in marriage. Out of fear that Electra’s child might seek revenge, Clytemnestra and Aegisthus


What Maisie Knew by Henry James

When Beale and Ida Farange are divorced, the court decrees that their only child, the very young Maisie, will shuttle back and forth between them, spending six months of the year with each. The parents are immoral and frivolous, and


Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata: the best piano performance of Beethoven’s work

Anton Kingsbury’s latest release of Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata is among the best performances of Beethoven’s work.  Anton Kingsbury’s facebook page mentions a childhood dream and eternal love for Beethoven’s music manifesting itself in this mesmerising performance. Moonlight Sonata is one


Childhood by Leo Tolstoy

Tolstoy’s first novel which he completed at the age of twenty three, and which immediately propelled him into the ranks of notable young writers winning favourable reviews from the established names of Russian literature such as Turgenev. The book is


Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

Gabriel Oak is a young shepherd. With the savings of a frugal life, and a loan, he has leased and stocked a sheep-farm. He falls in love with a newcomer eight years his junior, Bathsheba Everdene, a proud beauty who


The Tale of Two Bad Mice by Beatrix Potter

Once upon a time there was a very beautiful doll’s-house; it was red brick with white windows, and it had real muslin curtains and a front door and a chimney. One morning Lucinda and Jane had gone out for a


Audiobooks: The District Doctor and Other Stories by Ivan Turgenev

An intriguing confession of doctor’s romantic involvement with a beautiful 20 year old patient. Followed by Turgenev’s exquisite, often meditative descriptions of Russian countryside and mysterious herbalist Kassyan infatuated with Gamayane, a prophetic bird of Russian folklore, a symbol of