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Anne Tyler-Insight into her life

Advantages: interesting
Disadvantages: none

Anne Tyler was born in Minneapolis Minnesota in 1941. Her father Lloyd Parry Tyler was an Industrial Chemist and her mother worked as a Social Worker,Phyllis Mahon Tyler. They lived in several Quaker Communties before settling down in Raleigh, North Ca ...

ruth1957 11.05.2008 · Read full review
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Jonna Trollope

Advantages: She writes well
Disadvantages: none

Joanna Trollope is a well known author,she was born in Cotswald in the year of 1943 on 9th December. She went to State school education in Surrey and was awarded a scholarship to enable her to go to Oxford, After attending Oxford , she then became a ...

ruth1957 15.06.2008 · Read full review
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Tolkien's Christian themes kept bringing me back

Advantages: the Christian message
Disadvantages: none

As a small boy, my dad read 'The Hobbit' to my brother and I, but it wasn't until I was 18 that I read 'The Lord of the Rings'; it took me a couple of months to read, but I was hooked forever on this author. After LOTR came 'The Silmarillion', and then I ...

bruffyboy 22.12.2008 · Read full review
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moon island

Advantages: mystery in maine
Disadvantages: expected slighly more on conclusion

I have just completed an English degree and spent the past three years reading books that were not from personal choice. However, now that I have finished my compulsory readiing, I have just read a comparatively light weight read for the first time in t ...

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Rosie Thomas

Advantages: good descriptions of places
Disadvantages: not very interesting

I have read two of Rosie Thomas' books, 'every woman knows a secret' and 'moon island'. I found that the endings of both books were dissapointing. The stories took a while to get started in both cases, and were quite uneventful throughout, with about two ...

lucindajojo 30.09.2007 · Read full review
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