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The Burdens of Intimacy: The Ways of the World

Review: The Ways of the World, by Robert Goddard
Grove/Atlantic, 2013. 404 pp. $25

Halfway through this engaging thriller, a Japanese diplomat observes, “An invisible opponent is the hardest to judge. 736 more words

Reviews And Columns

10 small, ‘secret’ and historic gardens in central London…6. Red Cross Garden, Southwark...

We travel south of the Thames this week to Red Cross Garden in Southwark. Located not far from Borough Market, the garden has a rich history, having first been laid out in 1887 by the social reformer, philanthropist and National Trust co-founder Octavia Hill. 320 more words

Twentieth Century

Revenge In World War II

Revenge played a big role in the cruelty and atrocity associated with World War II. One of the best known examples of revenge in WWII are the civilian bombings by both sides. 161 more words

School Essays

Peer Review- Week 4

Take a look at Ally’s honesty about the war through her study of war time poets and personal stories. Here is my response to her post: 132 more words

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Peer Review- Week 3

Maryanne’s letter to Erich Maria Remarque about the novel All Quiet on the Western Front shows a deep appreciation of the novel’s message. Here is my response to Maryanne’s post: 131 more words

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Peer Review - Week 2

Clare’s thoughts about Achebe’s criticism are worth the read! Here is what I thought of her post:

Clare! I admire your incredible insight into Achebe’s response.

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