Poetry: A Guide on Where to Start

G.K. Chesterton–start with the “Ballad of the White Horse” and “Lepanto” but don’t miss his short, humorous verse and his Christmas poems. Hilaire Belloc–almost all of his poetry is worth reading, but especially his traveling verses. Sir Walter Scott–nothing beats his great epics like “The Lady of the Lake.” Arthur Quiller-Couch–again, almost everything from Q is worth careful reading, but …

Quo Vadis?

Henryk Sienkiewicz was aninternational phenomenon a century ago–at the end of the nineteenth and thebeginning of the twentieth centuries. He was trained in both law and medicine.  He was a respected historian.  He was a successful journ…