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Category: Books (page 2 of 7)

Book Review: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

“You have to demand respect in this world, ain’t nobody just gonna hand it to you…”

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Book Review: Swallows and Amazons

‘The island had come to seem one of those places seen from the train that belong to a life in which we shall never take part…’

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Book Review: The Sign of Four

‘My mind rebels at stagnation, give me problems, give me work…’

 

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Book Review: Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

“Happiness might now be bought for a penny, and carried in the waistcoat-pocket; portable ecstasies might be had corked up in a pint-bottle; and peace of mind could be sent down by the mail…”

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My Year in Popular Culture: 2017

If, like me, you are a lunatic who is obsessed with keeping banal records about your life then step right up. This post is for you…

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Book Review: Junk

“It was a love story. Me, Gemma, and junk…”

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Book Review: Candide

“Let us cultivate our garden…”

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Book Review: Oroonoko

“A man of wit could not be a knave or villain…”

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Book Review: Good Wives

“You can go through the world with your elbows out and your nose in the air, and call it independence, if you like. That’s not my way…”

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Book Review: The Ruby in the Smoke

“Her name was Sally Lockhart; and within fifteen minutes, she was going to kill a man…”

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