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Books for the mind

Book reviews and some personal bits and bobs of writing

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university requirement

Nineteen Eighty-Four – George Orwell

Nineteen Eighty-Four was one of the requirements for me to read in one of my university modules; Modernist to Contemporary to Present Day Literature (a crazy title for a module, I know). After consulting a few people who had previously... Continue Reading →

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The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde

I was assigned The Picture of Dorian Gray, and like many students, I don't read what is assigned at the time, but I get to it eventually. And it's not like I was completely clueless as to what was going... Continue Reading →

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – Robert Louis Stevenson

A short story like The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is always pleasant to read. Likely due to the overall shortness of it. The plot doesn't drag on and nothing is left unsaid at the end. The... Continue Reading →

Dracula – Bram Stoker

Oh my this book took forever. Dracula seemed to take me a fair bit of time to read, let's face it, there is only so many vampire books that I can read in a year. Also, it is not the... Continue Reading →

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