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He couldn't stay long

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...Laurie Lee born 1914 as the author of Cider with Rosie, Today I shall be reviewing another of is books "I can't stay long"" I actually own an old copy of this, not sure were I got it from. The book I can't stay long was first published in 197 ...

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Review of I Can't Stay Long - Laurie Lee

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A Labyrinth of Interconnecting Guilts

Advantages: Much easier than most of Huxley and with a proper story
Disadvantages: None

...got to grips with the idea that Huxley doesn’t so much want to tell a story as expound his ideas. Once you know that, it makes it easier to choose whether to read him or not. On balance, I have come down on the side of not – ...

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Review of The Genius and the Goddess - Aldous Huxley

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Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange - Disappointing

Advantages: Cultural Interest
Disadvantages: Not very well written, inconsistencies, prejudice offputting

Published: Penguin Classics, Nov 2014 Hardback, 496 pages Translated by Malcolm C. Lyons The First English Translation of a Medieval Arab Fantasy Collection This is a collection of 18 short stories found in an incomplete manuscript in Istanb ...

ladyofflame 15.05.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange - Malcolm C. Lyons

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Four Essays at a Bargain Price

Advantages: A cheap edition containing Mill's best known work
Disadvantages: This edition has now been replaced; I'd only go for this version if it was cheap

This volume contains what are undoubtedly Mill’s two best-known and most-studied works, along with two other pieces of his political philosophy. The essays herein are not the most definitive statements of Mill’s views, but represent his attempts to write ...

a-true-ben 30.11.2017 · Read full review
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Review of On Liberty and Other Essays - John Stuart Mill

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Disturbing and Thrilling!

Advantages: Enjoyable
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This is a book I've had in my collection for quite some time. It was actually part of my university reading list when I studied English Literature many years ago. I have kept hold of it because I enjoy rereading it and I also enjoy reigniting the memories ...

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Review of Four Gothic Novels - Horace Walpole

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