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The Island of Sheep - John Buchan

This was a great romp of an adventure story, with a bit of falconry, a trip to Scotland and a remote island thrown in. I loved it but I know that’s mainly because it is a mix of all my favourite things so I’m not recommending you rush out and track this down! 129 more words


Short Review: The Day of the Triffids

The Day of the Triffids

[Goodreads] When a day that you happen to know is Wednesday starts off by sounding like Sunday, there is something seriously wrong somewhere.’ When a freak cosmic event renders most of the Earth’s population blind, Bill Masen – one of the lucky few to keep his sight – finds himself trapped in a London jammed with sightless mobs who prey on those who can still see.

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Mini Book Review: The Penguin Book of the Undead

Title: The Penguin Book of the Undead
Author: Various
Editor: Scott G. Bruce
Genre: Classics 
Date: 2016
Publisher: Penguin
Pages: 304
Started: 23rd October 2017… 317 more words


I'm not exactly one for half measures.

I am not exactly one for half assing things, nor am I one for taking on projects lightly. As I said I am tackling the 1001 books to read before you die list. 244 more words


79. The Upanishads 

Here is another little detour into the world of spiritual classics. You may remember that a while ago that I read and enthused over the… 386 more words


The Fox and the Star. Nejkrásnější kniha s liškou a hvězdou. Hned po Malém princi…

Podzim je nejlepší vynález na světě. (Hned po Vánocích.) Díky říjnovým mlžným náladám vznikají knížky jako The Fox and the Star. Alespoň tak to vnímám já… 411 more words


Iteration #3 - "Ethnic Erasure in Literature and other Ethnic Constraints"

The salient framing of an Asian woman fading into the background visually communicates this idea of ethnic erasure where the lack of opportunities for ethnic writers in the Western creative writing industry will lead to  270 more words

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