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Review: Schindler's Ark by Thomas Keneally

In the midst of the worst atrocity of modern times, one unlikely man provides hope for hundreds of victims.

A novel which won the Booker Prize and was adapted into a multi-award winning film by Steven Spielberg, Schindler’s Ark is quite rightly termed a modern classic. 333 more words

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Classics Club Challenge #10: The Merry Wives of Windsor

The Merry Wives of Windsor
by William Shakespeare

first published around 1597 – 1598first read September 15th – 16th 2015

A destitute, fat and old knight (who, by the way, also appears in Shakespeare’s historical plays such as… 558 more words

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Classics Club Challenge #9: The Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings Part I: The Fellowship of the Ring
by J. R. R. Tolkien
first published in 1954
first read March 8th 2015 – August 6th 2015… 616 more words

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Sleeping Murder Review


SLEEPING MURDER BY AGATHA CHRISTIE | Goodreads | Amazon
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Soon after Gwenda moved into her new home, odd things started to happen. Despite her best efforts to modernize the hose, she only succeeded in dredging up its past. 521 more words

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Classics Club Challenge #8: A Room of One's Own

A Room of One’s Own
by Virginia Woolf
published in 1928
First read on March 11th 2015

A Room of One’s Own was more complex than I’d expected. 1,182 more words

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Classics Club Challenge #7: Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility
by Jane Austen

published in 1811
First read in the summer of 2009
(without understanding its context, nuance or richness in characterization) 1,125 more words

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Elephants Can Remember Review


ELEPHANTS CAN REMEMBER BY AGATHA CHRISTIE | Goodreads | Amazon
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Hercule Poirot is determined to solve an old husband and wife double murder that is still an open verdict! 517 more words

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