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Review of My Real Children by Jo Walton

This is the latest offering from one of my favourite fantasy authors – would I like it as much as her other work?

The day Mark called, Patricia Cowan’s world split in two. 588 more words

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Manipulation of the Hermeneutic Code in The Turn of the Screw

The highly debated novella, The Turn of the Screw, by Henry James, employs writing techniques designed to create mystery. The resulting enigma in The Turn of the Screw has made the story “one of the most studied works of all time” (Jones). 937 more words

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Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

This book will creep you out. I mean seriously. I read Gone Girl a couple years back and when I saw that the movie was coming out this year, I decided to check out what else Gillian Flynn has been up to. 251 more words


We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

Cadence “Cady” Sinclair is from a family of moneyed Democrats who summer on a private island near Martha’s Vineyard. Harris Sinclair and Tipper Taft have three blond daughters and a slew of blond grandchildren. 1,021 more words


Book Review: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
Rating: 5/5

I rarely rate new books a 5/5, but this one more than fit the bill. All of the things that challenged me about… 161 more words

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Moby Dick: Chapter 32: Cetology, or Further Proof Our Narrator is Nuts

Editorial help from well-spoken credentialed people:

Shmoop Editorial Team. “Moby-Dick Chapter 32: Cetology Summary.” Shmoop.com. Shmoop University, Inc., 11 Nov. 2008. Web. 19 Jun. 2014. 84 more words


4 Lessons for Writers from Akira Kurosawa’s “Rashomon”

In “Rashomon,” the 1950 classic film by Akira Kurosawa, viewers can be certain of three things: A samurai is dead, his wife has been sexually assaulted, and a bandit is the main suspect. 500 more words