Book Reviews: How to Write Book Reviews
A book review is both a description and an evaluation of a book. It should focus on the book's purpose, contents, and authority.
Scan the Book's Preliminaries
Before beginning to read, consider the following:
1. Title - What does it suggest?
2. Preface - Provides important information on the author's purpose in writing the book and will help you to determine the success of the work.
The Fenris Wolf
As Balder and I disembarked I saw that we were closer to the red light that hung, like a fog, in the west. Muspelheim. The great chasm, fraught with fire.
We were at the edge of the river, where the road stopped, a dead end. The water here was frozen over. It was probably thick enough for us to take the carriage across, but the snow was two to three feet deep.
The starless sky had the feeling of a vaulted, blank ceiling. All around
The city of Calumnus was, in its time, called the Pearl of the Olymphin. Its many walls were built of a white stone that would shine with a dazzling brilliance in the light of the sun and at night would emit a soft glow that lit the streets and made the city a dreamlike, mystical place. This was the chief city in Nemn, trading with all the other Realms; but it had fallen in a great earthquake when the Roving Mountains, long held in check by the Songs of the Olymphin, swept