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Diamond review  Man's Inhumanity to Man

Advantages: historically important, thought provoking
Disadvantages: difficult to read at times, and upsetting subject matter

Since I first got my kindle, I have been reading classic novels for various reasons, not least of which is that many of them are available free direct from Amazon, without having to go to any dodgy download sites or break any laws. As the books have be ...

bettyboo47 07.11.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Uncle Tom's Cabin: Or, Life Among the Lowly - Harriet Stowe

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Give Uncle Tom A Chance!

Advantages: A truly phenomenal novel
Disadvantages: It must be regarded in its historical context

...If you're going to attempt to compare this novel to modern fiction, don't bother. Uncle Tom's Cabin is essentially a product of a very specific time in American history (it was published in 1852) and it is very important to consider attitudes at the time ...

DoubleFantasy11 08.07.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Uncle Tom's Cabin: Or, Life Among the Lowly - Harriet Stowe

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Uncle Tom's Cabin - a cry for equality

Advantages: Interesting characters
Disadvantages: Too sentimental

Uncle Tom's Cabin was written specifically by Harriet Beecher Stowe inorder to appeal to white middle class American women at the time and to inform them of the issues that were surrounding the treatment of different races within American society. This bo ...

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Review of Uncle Tom's Cabin: Or, Life Among the Lowly - Harriet Stowe

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Vikings, pirates, adventures and mystery all in one book.

Advantages: A really good old book - a forgotten classic
Disadvantages: Quite a long book at 522 pages

THE PIRATE SIR WALTER SCOTT “THAT long, narrow, and irregular island, usually called the Mainland of Zetland, because it is by far the largest of that Archipelago, terminates, as is well known to the mariners who navigate th ...

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Review of The Pirate - Sir Walter Scott

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Pygmalion

Advantages: Interesting concept behind the plot
Disadvantages: Slow paced

Author: George Bernard Shaw was an Irish playwright born in 1856, and who died in 1950. Although he write music as well, he most enjoying writng plays, with the prupose of putting across a social message, and making it more memorable with the use of ...

Kulsum 20.06.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Pygmalion - Bernard Shaw

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