Book Review: To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf

Book Review: To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf

To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf is such a classic of modern English literature that I fear I can’t add anything to the discussion other than to say how much I appreciated it. I loved the thoughtfulness of the writing,…

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Book Review: The Catcher in the Rye by J D Salinger

Book Review: The Catcher in the Rye by J D Salinger

I think why The Catcher in the Rye by J D Salinger has been so successful over the past several decades is because of its interesting depiction of issues that only concern us as we get older.

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Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

In the Book Thief by Markus Zusak, author uses a rich, multi-layered blend of allegory, metaphor and symbolism to create amidst the dirt and depression of Germany during the late 30s and 40s a stark vision of historical and philosophical…

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Book Review: Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

Book Review: Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

Reading Catch-22 was sort of like watching a brilliantly shining coin flipping through a majestic parabola in slow motion, with one side representing laugh-out-loud comedy and the other an intense exploration of the terrors of war, making its way to…

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Too many unread books in your shelf? Don’t worry and keep reading

Too many unread books in your shelf? Don’t worry and keep reading

You have bookshelf full of unread books which you’ve planned to read once but couldn’t read? Then this article is just for you. Your bookshelf, whether it is over-stuffed or arranged properly, says a lot good things about your mind….

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5 Wonderful Retelling Of Homer’s Classic Greek Stories

5 Wonderful Retelling Of Homer’s Classic Greek Stories

You have read and learned about or at least heard of the ancient Greek author Homer and his two epic poems, The Odyssey, and The Iliad. Whether it was in high school English class, a history lecture in college, or…

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Netflix set to develop Chronicles of Narnia into TV & Movies series

Netflix set to develop Chronicles of Narnia into TV & Movies series

The magical stories of C.S Lewis, Chronicles of Narnia, will soon be all over Netflix. The streaming service, Netflix has signed a multi-year deal with C.S.Lewis Company. Ted Sarandos, Netflix’s Chief content officer said in a press release, “C.S. Lewis’…

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George Orwell Archive added to UNESCO Memory of the World Register

George Orwell Archive added to UNESCO Memory of the World Register

The George Orwell Archive also contains the first jottings of the most well-known words and phrases from his books; including ‘War is Peace, Freedom is slavery, Ignorance is strength’ from Nineteen Eighty-Four.

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Less Popular Book By The Famous Authors

Less Popular Book By The Famous Authors

Usually most of the books we choose to read come from the recommendation from friends, family or from reviewing sites. Some of the books we read just because it’s everywhere you look for recommendation and we can’t resist ourselves picking…

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Book Review: Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Book Review: Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Title: Lord of the Flies Author: William Golding Publisher: Faber and Faber Genre: Allegory, Social Commentary First Publication: 1954 Language: English Setting Place: Deserted Tropical Island Protagonist: Ralph Major Characters: Ralph, Piggy, Jack, Simon, Samneric, Roger Narration: Third person Omniscient…

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