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"I'll trust you if you'll trust me. Is that a bargain?"

Advantages: Just a wonderful, fantastic little book
Disadvantages: Absolutly none

... 'Wide Sargasso Sea' By Jean Rhys (With thanks to Charlotte Bronte) I realised that in several recent book reviews about sequels to classic books, I had mentioned this book, 'The Wide Sargasso Sea'. This is actually a prequel rather ...

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Review of Wide Sargasso Sea - Jean Rhys

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This prequel to 'Jane Eyre' is not the easiest of reads

Advantages: Interesting story
Disadvantages: Different viewpoints make it rather disjointed

Jean Rhys (1890-1979) was a Creole, born in the West Indies to a Welsh father and a white West Indian mother, although she spent most of her life in England. After publishing three novels between 1920 and 1940, she was presumed to have died soon afterwar ...

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Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys - a student's perspective

Advantages: Illumination text to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre
Disadvantages: Reader needs patience

...Knowing that I was going to study Wide Sargasso Sea as an illumination text to Jane Eyre for an AS level English literature course, I was cautious in my approach to the novel. The process of reading Jane Eyre was tedious and thoroughly unenjoyable, and ...

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All Dying On The Western Front

Advantages: Perfect picture of war, deep characters, harsh lessons, undeniable realism
Disadvantages: Crushingly realistic, morbid at times

All Quiet on The Western Front is a phrase synonymous with an uneventful day on the frontlines of a battlefield. however, it is a actually a crude translation of a line from this gripping, intense story of a group of young comrades trapped in the bleak, u ...

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Review of All Quiet on the Western Front - Erich Maria Remarque

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An Excellent Story about the First World War

Advantages: Informs us about the effects of war
Disadvantages: none!

All Quiet on the Western Front was written by Erich Maria Remarque. I read this story for my A Level German Coursework, alongside the German version, I would definetly recommend you to read it. This story is about a group of school boys, who are p ...

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