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Summer Reading: Part 1

I once tried to read Orhan Pamuk’s Snow on holiday in Southern Italy. In August. It was too hot to move. All I could do was lie in the shade and, when that got too much, cool off by jumping into the swimming pool. 227 more words

Reading

Review: Moby-Dick, or The Whale by Herman Melville

PAPERBACK; 663 P.
PENGUIN CLASSICS, 2002/1851
SOURCE: FROM THE LIBRARY

“It is the horrible texture of a fabric that should be woven of ships’ cables and hawsers.

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Book Reviews

Classic Films | Top Gun & Pretty Woman

True confession, I am not good at watching films. Not really sure why, but I just haven’t seen any classics. It is definitely a pet peeve of Ben’s. 117 more words

101 In 1001

Classic Poster: Godzilla (1954)

“If my device can serve a good purpose, i would announce it to everyone in the world! But in its current form, it’s just a weapon of horrible destruction.

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Film

Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand Review

I’m not quite sure how am I supposed to review Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged. In terms of the plot, I can’t really say that it’s of greater importance compared to the underlying philosophy that that author wants to impart to her readers. 526 more words

Thoughts

10 Classic Victorian Novels Everyone Should Read

Here is our list of the 10 Victorian novels we at Interesting Literature think everyone should read – whether because they’re great novels, because they tell us something important about Victorian society, because they stand as classics of the period, or (in most cases) all three. 1,212 more words

Literature

Jennifer Brown-Leslie reblogged this on Elephant Tree Blog and commented:

Ok, so this reblog is a pure indulgence. I studied most if not all of these novels during my Undergraduate degree and have a great love of the Bronte sisters and Thomas Hardy's Tess. Does anyone else love these? In my current Masters of Literature studies I am currently looking at popular Young Adult Fiction and woah, what a contrast. From Wuthering Heights and North and South to Twilight and Divergent! Eek.  

Charlotte's Web

Junie was reluctant to try it. After my nagging, she started it and told me it was good. And voila! Completed with joy and she shared w me her feelings.

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