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Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

If there’s one thing I always love to see in novels, it’s well written characters who undergo a process of character development. If that’s your kind of thing too, you’re going to love Little Women. To explain it in the … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Forgotten by Tony Lee

The Tenth Doctor era of Doctor Who is one of my favourites and one for which I have a great deal of nostalgia. Back then, there was quite a divide between “classic” and “new” Doctor Who and it was fairly … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

Tom Sawyer is one of those literary characters who are so ingrained into the public consciousness, that even if you don’t know anything about him, the name will still sound familiar. This was kind of the situation I was in … Continue reading

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Exotic Excursions by Anthony Nanson

This collection of short stories opens with a very interesting essay called “The Allure of the Other” and I know that a lot of people skip over introductions in books, but in this particular case, I heavily recommend you read … Continue reading

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Assassination Classroom, Volume 8 by Yusei Matsui

As much as I enjoyed all of the volumes of Assassination Classroom up to this point, if there was one small criticism I had to give, it would be that Koro-sensei stops tensions from getting high. Sure, there’re his claims … Continue reading

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Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

I’m sure you’ve heard of Wuthering Heights and I have a feeling that it may be on the list of books that you plan to read some day – as it had been on my very same list for some … Continue reading

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! by Dr. Seuss

I’m a big Christmas fan and I really love all of the classic stories associated with the season, such as Earl Hamner’s The Homecoming and Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, but there’d always been on conspicuous gap in my Christmas … Continue reading

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Ethics by Aristotle (translated by J. A. K. Thomson)

Aristotle was the student of Plato, who was the student of Socrates and I feel that the knowledge and wisdom had really refined itself by the time it got to Aristotle. By all means, they all have a lot of … Continue reading

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Marked for Life by Paul Magrs

In the introduction to this book, Paul Magrs jokingly describes himself as the creator of the Queer Working Class Magic Realist genre. It was a good start, because it certainly piqued my interest and now that I’ve read the whole … Continue reading

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Assassination Classroom, Volume 7 by Yusei Matsui

Volume 6 ended with the cliffhanger of looming exams and Volume 7 starts with those exams taking place. Once again, these are represented as epic battles between the students and large monsters. Though I generally don’t find exam storylines to … Continue reading

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