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Walking Backwards: The High Mountains of Portugal Review

The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel is split into three parts, all of which combine to take the reader on a journey through Portugal through different times. 475 more words


Worst books I read in 2016

I mostly read the popular and already well received books in 2016. Almost all the books I read,  I was content with. However, there were three books which I found disappointing. 376 more words


Stars in Sky

“The moon was a sharply defined crescent and the sky was perfectly clear.The stars shone with such fierce, contained brilliance that it seemed absurd to call the night dark.”-Yann Martel

"The high mountains of Portugal" by Yann Martel

This magic realism novel has three parts – Homeless, Homeward, Home, which, at first, seemed unrelated. Each chapter has a main character: Tomas, Eusebio, Peter. Again, they seem at first unrelated. 197 more words


The High Mountains of Portugal -Yann Martel

“Loneliness comes up to him like a sniffing dog. It circles him insistently. He waves it away, but it refuses to leave him alone.”

Chances are that even if you have never heard of Yann Martel, you’ll have heard of his most famous novel, the Man Booker Prize winning…

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Top 10 Books Of The Year - 2016- Part 1 (10-6)

In 2016 I managed to read 80 books which is the most I have ever read in one year.  (Last year’s total was 67 and my best ever year (2013) I read 72.   624 more words

Review: Life of Pi

Hi guys! It’s my last Throwback Thursday of the year! How crazy is that, this also happens to be the last blog post of 2016 for me! 297 more words