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Review: Flowers for Algernon

This American science fiction by Daniel Keyes, published as a short story in the 50s and released as a novel in the 60s (that which I read), depicts the life of mentally retarded Charlie Gordon, subject of a revolutionary surgery … Continue reading

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Review: The Picture of Dorian Gray

Well I have to say, this book definitely allowed me a healthy glimpse of the famed genius of Oscar Wilde. I hadn’t read any of his writing before bar a handful of quotes, but had often enough heard praise directed … Continue reading

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Review: Night of January 16th

(It was obvious that I had to read it all tonight.) CLERK: You solemnly swear to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothingĀ but the truth so help you God? KAREN: [Calmly] That’s useless. I’m anĀ atheist. Above is one of … Continue reading

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Review: Dune

Far be it from my normal activities to review books, in order to document my progress in reading more books, I shall review Frank Herbert’s Dune which I finished last night. In short, it is a quasi-mystical, science-fictional imagining of … Continue reading

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Review: Atlas Shrugged

Earlier, at ten o’clock, I was tucked up in bed, book in hand, with no remaining responsibilities, nothing to be turned off but the lamp within an arm’s reach. It’s now hours past midnight. Back while in bed, I was … Continue reading

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