Classical Summer

There are so many books each year that I say I am going to read, namely the classics. The classics are notoriously hard to define but as an English Literature student I feel I should really get going with them. […]

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The Book Thief

‘The Book Thief’ is unique. It is narrated by Death about the life of a little girl called Liesel Meminger in Germany in World War Two. This book is brilliant and bittersweet. I read this book many years ago and […]

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Frankenstein

Firstly this book is not like any film called Frankenstein and any preconception you may have already. The man who creates the monster is the wealthy self-obsessed Victor Frankenstein who is engaged to his adopted sister and who creates a […]

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The Life of Pi

How do I begin when talking about the wonder that is ‘The Life of Pi’? Let’s begin with the main character (who was absolutely captivating): A little boy called Piscine (Pi) after a French swimming pool whose family owns a […]

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