Tag Archive for Vinod Kumar

The Merchant of Venice

This simplified version of a controversial play leaves this reviewer cold. There is no mention of Shylock being Jewish, which certainly reduces the controversy over this character but also demeans Shakespeare’s words, characterization, and plot. The graphic novel opens with…

Don Quixote Part II

The Campfire Classic series of comics, which adapts famous pieces of classic literature into graphic novels for young readers, sets its sights on Miguel de Cervantes’ immortal classic, Don Quixote. In this second volume, Don Quixote finds himself at home…

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Few settings evoke an eerier mood than the wild moors of England. Often shrouded in fog, they are speckled with bogs and mires that can suck unsuspecting passersby to their dooms. So, when Sir Arthur Conan Doyle set The Hound…