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Interview with Benedict, Philosophy, Latin, Greek and German teacher

Hello Benedict, you’re a writer and you offer classes in Philosophy, Latin, Greek and German on MyTutorSpeaksFrench. Could you talk about your background?

I have a PhD in Philosophy and Classics. 439 more words

New York

#borrowathon the jungle book by Crystal S. Chan (Adapted by), Choy (Contributor), Rudyard Kipling

Hardcover 327 pages

Expected publication: April 28th 2017 by Udon Entertainment

I received my copy from Netgalley in exchange of an honest review.

synopsis via goodreads… 380 more words

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#readorama Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen

Paperback, Penguin Popular Classics, 374 pages

Published March 31st 1994 by Penguin Books (first published 1811)

synopsis via Goodreads: Unfairly deprived of their family inheritance by the grasping Mrs John Dashwood and her husband, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood and their mother find themselves in greatly reduced circumstances. 256 more words

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Five Fascinating Facts about Sappho

Interesting trivia about the original ‘Lesbian poet’

1. Sappho has been credited with inventing the plectrum. An Athenian vase dating from the sixth century BC shows Sappho holding a lyre, which she is… 385 more words


Virgil, The Eclogues

The Eclogues of Virgil: A Bilingual Edition by Virgil

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I read this, mistakenly, because of Willa Cather; it wasn’t until I brought it all the way home from the library that I checked again and saw that she was quoting not the Eclogues but the Georgics in… 1,703 more words

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különös házasság (strange marriage) by Mikszáth Kálmán

416 pages

Published 1993 (first published 1900)

synopsis via Goodreads: The plot of A Strange Marriage is based on a true story. A young man of noble birth, Count János Buttler, is about to be married to his childhood sweetheart, the daughter of a neighbouring squire … The ensuing adventures of János are set against the background of the Hungarian countryside in the early 19th century. 284 more words

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egy magyar nábob (hungarian) by Jókai Mór

Nábob word meaning: governor/ ruler from India. in other meanings they used to call like this, the people who were incredibly rich.

510 pages

Published (first published 1853) 357 more words

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