Book Review: Sir Charles Grandison, Volume 2

Today I finished typing the second volume of Sir Charles Grandison. It hasn’t been published to Project Gutenberg yet, but should be soon… I’ll keep you notified. In the meantime, a short review of Vol. 2: This volume continues the saga of Sir Charles Grandison’s life, as narrated almost exclusively by the eternally grateful and… Continue reading Book Review: Sir Charles Grandison, Volume 2

Book Review: Sir Charles Grandison, Volume 1

Sir Charles Grandison has quite a bit in common with Richardson’s previous book, Clarissa. Both are massive epistolary novels with the main characters writing to each other about current events, and both have characters of similar class with similar issues. Richardson, in his capacity as “editor” (wink, wink) of both books, states that his purpose… Continue reading Book Review: Sir Charles Grandison, Volume 1