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First Novel Phenomenon

We took on two first novels at book club this month, and both caused something of a sensation on release. Very different books, and one in particular had an enormous effect on my teenage years when I read it many years ago. 742 more words

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MOVIE REVIEW | The Lord of the Flies (1963)

In a nutshell, Bored & Dangerous says: “On a technical, film making level, The Lord of the Flies is inept, at best.”

“We’ve got to have rules and obey them. 752 more words


Lord of the Flies

Of all the books that I’ve recently had. This was the one I was looking forward to read most. Maybe because of the reviews that I’ve read about it. 863 more words


MOVIE REVIEW | The Lord of the Flies (1990)

In a nutshell, Bored & Dangerous says: “I think this film version of The Lord of the Flies is a perfect example of how to update a story for its time, and adapt its plot for the screen.” 707 more words


2016 Reading Challenge Book 14 - Dark Places

Hi, Hey, Hello!

Coming at you with yet another book review today because I finished it on Saturday and well I figured I would just get the review done rather than let it stew and slip to the back of mind while I read another book (which did actually happen when I went to write my  840 more words


Lord of the Flies (1954) - William Golding

Five stars

Read Aug 19 2016 – Aug 24 2016

Lord of the Flies is an allegorical novel by Nobel Prize-winning author William Golding. It discusses how culture fails, using as an example a group of British schoolboys stuck on a deserted island who try to govern themselves with disastrous results. 341 more words

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