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Alice's adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll: A review

Twenty-first book reviewed as part of the 130 Challenge.

Where do I even begin? I think I’ll begin with how I went about reading this book. 392 more words

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Heidi by Johanna Spyri: A review

Twentieth book reviewed as part of the 130 Challenge.

I first came to know about Heidi when I saw Arupusu no Shōjo Haiji (Heidi, Girl of the Alps), a beautiful anime based on the book. 442 more words

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The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks

“When U.S. Marine Logan Thibault finds a photograph of a smiling young woman half-buried in the  dirt during his third tour of duty in Iraq, his first instinct is to toss it aside. 330 more words

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The Time Machine by H. G. Wells: A review

Nineteenth book reviewed as part of the 130 Challenge.

When I started this book, I thought that I might have started a complicated story that would involve wrapping my head around complex ideas of multiple dimensions and the paradox of time travel. 512 more words

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The Call of Cthulhu by H. P. Lovecraft : A review

Eighteenth book reviewed as part of the 130 Challenge.

There’s something regal and respectable about Lovecraftian horror. It is not gut-wrenching, disgustingly gory or even scary in the right sense of the word. 308 more words

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Foucalt's Pendulum by Umberto Eco: A review

Seventeenth book reviewed as part of the 130 Challenge.

What could one want from a historical yet fictional novel? That it be accurate when it is talking of history and that it be filled with spectacular fictional tales. 606 more words

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Solo by Rana Dasgupta: A review

Sixteenth book reviewed as part of the 130 Challenge.

This is a feeler’s book. While you’re reading this book, you don’t think through the story, you feel your way through it. 577 more words

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