Clear and to the point, Monarch Notes provide students and interested readers with an excellent supplement for the understanding and appreciation of the world's great writing. Each volume helps the reader to encounter the original more fully by placing it in historical context, focusing on the important aspects of the text and posing key questions.
Paperback, 47 pages
January 13th 1997
(first published 1997)
I tried to read this book twice. Once for pleasure and then again for college. To me it is a boring book that takes so long to get to the "good stuff" that I failed to ever finish it. And the ending was pretty interesting. Finally did my college paper via cliffnotes.
“No good book has ever been written that has in it symbols arrived at beforehand and stuck in. ... I tried to make a real old man, a real boy, a real sea and a real fish and real sharks. But if I made them good and true enough they would mean many things”