Yikes, it’s been a while. I was busy with some work deadlines and then I was busy reading. There are at least 4 books that I need to review! 396 more words
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My title may seem like complete gibberish to you, but it’s more closer to home than you think. For me, rewind back to high school. My junior year I started dating my still, to-this-day boyfriend, Andrey, who, seemingly random but I will come back to this later, moved to America from Russian when he was fifteen. 1,797 more words
After reading Lolita I decided to read another controversial classic, ‘A Clockwork Orange’ by Anthony Burgess.
Initially I found the book near to impossible to comprehend, as it was narrated by a teenager called Alex, speaking in Nadsat, which is teenage slang created by the author.It wasn’t fun flicking back to the glossary every five seconds but luckily I got the gist of it quite quickly. 139 more words