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A Clockwork Orange

A vicious fifteen-year-old droog is the central character of this 1963 classic. In Anthony Burgess’s nightmare vision of the future, where the criminals take over after dark, the story is told by the central character, Alex, who talks in a brutal invented slang that brilliantly renders his and his friends’ social pathology. 6 more words


Fahrenheit 451: A Novel

Guy Montag is a fireman. In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out. 99 more words


Brave New World

“Community, Identity, Stability” is the motto of Aldous Huxley’s utopian World State. Here everyone consumes daily grams of soma, to fight depression, babies are born in laboratories, and the most popular form of entertainment is a “Feelie,” a movie that stimulates the senses of sight, hearing, and touch. 73 more words


Dark World : Meet The Characters

Ruby R-1046 is the voice in which Dark World is spoken through and the eyes in which we see this world through. She is sixteen years old. 961 more words


Chapter XXIII

I was never one of those church men growing up. Never had a broad sense of faith, only in myself. I was calculating, saw reason, couldn’t see of the miracles beyond ordinary. 1,477 more words

(Major) Spoiler Review: Allegiant by Veronica Roth

I genuinely feel so guilty about having put off reading Allegiant. I think I’m probably one of the last people ever to have read this novel which is bad considering I powered through… 840 more words

Book Review

Of Candles and Curses

I’ve often privately pondered the point of this blog. It’s primary purpose, of course, is that it is the online voice for my novel, Opalescence… 508 more words