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Five of the Best!


Each month this year, I’ll be looking back over my reviews of the past five years and picking out my favourite from each year. 1,007 more words

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The Need-To Read (174)

Three John Steinbeck:

1. The Red Pony.

2. The Grapes of Wrath.

3. Travels With Charley.


East of Eden-

Of Mice and Men.



John Steinbeck - The Grapes of Wrath

A book to make the reader rage; a book to make the reader weep in shame and despair

John Steinbeck’s Pulitzer prize-winning novel was both a colossus of a book, an infinitely worthy winner, and a far-from perfect book, a flawed book. 1,494 more words

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Quote of the Day

Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.

~ John Steinbeck

Writing & Poetry

Book Review - The Red Pony by John Steinbeck [5 of 22]

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The Red Pony by John Steinbeck

Publisher: Penguin Modern Classics
Format: Paperback
Pages: 128 323 more words

I think I have settled down too early

I miss the days when I have stumbled upon books from various kinds of authors with different backgrounds that transverse time and spaces. The day when I open the first page of ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ is the moment when I launch a literature adventure. 496 more words