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'Russian Magic Tales: From Pushkin to Platonov', edited by Robert Chandler ****

Russian Magic Tales from Pushkin to Platonov, which presents ‘a unique collection of Russian folktales from the last 200 years’, is edited by Robert Chandler. Chandler informs us that in Russia, ‘where the oral tradition remained much stronger for a longer period, these magic tales retained their cultural importance’. 688 more words

Books Review #3: The Classics and Penguin Classics

  1. Lucretius. Stallings, A. E., trans. 2015 (hardcover reprint). The Nature of Things. New York: Penguin Classics.
  2. Sayers, Dorothy L. 1957 (paperback). The Song of Roland…
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Book Review- Passing

Passing by Nella Larsen
Published 1929
Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction, African American, Literature
Pages: 122
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Irene Redfield, the novel’s protagonist, is a woman with an enviable life.

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How Much Land Does A Man Need? - Leo Tolstoy

Buku mungil ini adalah satu dari 80 (iya, DELAPAN PULUH!) buku yang diterbitkan di bawah label Penguin Little Black Classics. Ada 2 cerpen karya Tolstoy di dalamnya: … 228 more words

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Review of The Outsider

Albert Camus’ The Outsider

This is the second novel I have read by Camus, the first was Myth of Syphisus. I enjoyed this book, though at times admittedly found it hard to engage with the main character to  the lack of emotion portrayed. 588 more words

Inspire Me

Roald Dahl

The Complete Short Stories, Volume One: 1944-1953

No matter who you are, you have probably heard of Roald Dahl. Literally, he is one of the most prolific British authors ever. 374 more words

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The Man in the High Castle

“The Man in the High Castle” by Philip K. Dick
(First publication: 1962 / This edition: Penguin Modern Classics 2001
Taken during a coffee break at Siwilai Cafe…
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Dark And Gnarly