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Frankenstein (Review)

Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley My rating: 3 of 5 stars Mary Shelley's romantic novel first published in 1818 anonymously has been the inspiration for movie monster makers. Since the first film adaptation in 1823, Shelley's creation has been brought to life over 50 times, not including cameo appearances. Frankenstein is the source of nightmares,… Continue reading Frankenstein (Review)

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Fahrenheit 451 (Review)

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury My rating: 4 of 5 stars When mentioning timeless dystopian novels, Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 is most likely to be mentioned. The reasons are more than one can shake a stick at, but one of the many reasons is the profound effect Bradbury's images have on booklovers abound. It was a… Continue reading Fahrenheit 451 (Review)

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The Handmaid’s Tale (Review)

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood My rating: 4 of 5 stars Dystopian novel published in 1985 where a totalitarian theocracy, a central governing force ruled by religious principles and doctrines, has overthrown the U.S. government. Society is based on a fundamentalist interpretation of the Bible where women's bodies are the property of their fathers… Continue reading The Handmaid’s Tale (Review)

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And Then There Were None (Review)

It is perfectly clear. Mr. Owen is one of us... Ten strangers are all invited to travel to Soldier Island. They have never met before and their hosts are unknown¬†to them, but they all have one thing in common. Murder. One by one, the guests drop dead according to an eerie nursery rhyme found on… Continue reading And Then There Were None (Review)

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Outlander (Review)

People disappear all the time... Many of the lost will be found, eventually, dead or alive. Dissappearances, after all, have explanations. Usually. Claire Randall's life was just returning to normal. Reunited with her husband, Frank, after serving as a combat nurse, the duo are embarking on a second honeymoon in Scotland. But what starts out… Continue reading Outlander (Review)

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The Picture of Dorian Gray (Review)

How sad it is! I shall grow old, and horrible, and dreadful. But this picture will remain always young. It will never be older than this particular day of June. . . . If it were only the other way! If it were I who was to be always young, and the picture that was… Continue reading The Picture of Dorian Gray (Review)