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November WRAP-UP and December TBR

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So, I’ve read 5 books this month. I’d say that that was a good reading month. So, let’s talk about the books I’ve read. 582 more words

Lehane to Lord Of The Flies

Time flies when you’re having fun – and so do pages. I feel I’m in the richest vein of my life at the moment when it comes to reading, and my shelves are bulging with new acquisitions. 369 more words

Judging A Book By Its Cover: Lord of the Flies

This is my weekly post where I highlight and appreciate cover designs and the general physical appearance of books. We all judge book covers to some extent. 108 more words

Judging A Book

Let Us Blame Reality TV

Source: John Doyle in The Globe and Mail, November 11

An edited version:

…Most readers of this newspaper have never met a reality-TV star. I have. 652 more words


Lord of the Flies as Contemporary Politics

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This US election season I have been thinking about William Golding’s superb novel, Lord of the Flies… 1,026 more words


The Lord of the Flies by William Golding, or: Why I Will Never Have Children

I will start this with a disclaimer: I don’t hate children. I really don’t. Kids are resilient and vivacious and they like ice cream. I like ice cream too, so there’s that. 695 more words

Book recommendation; Lord of the flies

Lord of the Flies is a 1954 novel by Nobel Prize-winning English author William Golding about a group of British boys stuck on an uninhabited island who try to govern themselves with disastrous results. 229 more words