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Miguel de Cervantes: An internet sensation?

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547-1616) has been in the news a lot lately… considering he lived over four centuries ago! First, in late January, Spanish researches reported… 894 more words

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The Prince of Mist: Review

Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Publisher: Little, Brown Books

Genre: Historical Fiction

Summary: A mysterious house harbors an unimaginable secret. . . .

It’s wartime, and the Carver family decides to leave the capital where they live and move to a small coastal village where they’ve recently bought a home. 304 more words

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Book review: Soldiers of Salamis by Javier Cercas

Book title: Soldier of Salamis (Soldados de Salamina)

Author: Javier Cercas

Goodreads - BookDepository 

Hello! I’m introducing today a new way of reviewing books. 354 more words

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The European Bookshop

The European Bookshop, 5 Warwick Street, London, W1B 5LU

The view from the southern foot of London Bridge always seems to me to capture the essential character of this city. 1,191 more words

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I Read to Lose Myself: The Shadow of the Wind

I had no idea what to expect when I picked up The Shadow of the Wind (2001), number 56 on the BBC book list, by Carlos Ruiz Zafón. 598 more words

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“Confession is not betrayal. What you say or do doesn't matter; only feelings matter. If they could make me stop loving you-that would be the real betrayal.” ― George Orwell

The Kiss of the Spider Woman – Manuel Puig
(El Beso de la Mujer Araña) 

‘– Something a little strange, that’s what you notice, that she’s not a woman like all the others.’ This is how Argentine author Manuel Puig introduces his most highly acclaimed novel… 882 more words

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