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Interesting and dark novel. Well worth a read

Advantages: Well written gripping story with complex characters
Disadvantages: A little inappropriate for some readers. Need to be 'awake' when reading.

I chose to read Before she met me by Julian Barnes for my Coursework when I was studying English Literacy as an example of obsession. And it did not disappoint. Story The novel follows the life of divorcee Graham who left his wife and child to marr ...

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How the past affects the present

Advantages: you are left unsure how exactly it will end
Disadvantages: unbelievable

This novel tells the story of a man (a historian ie. past present idea)who leaves his wife after having an affair and remarries. At first he is extreamily happy with the situation, he's left a stale marriage he never enjoyed and has found someone ...

AlexMayer 02.07.2000 · Read full review
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Get the tissues ready.

Advantages: Emotional, profound.
Disadvantages: Bit voyeuristic at times.

Tuesdays with Morrie; an old man, a young man and life's great lesson. So, there's the title which in itself proved a 'hook' for me, that and the fact I had read one other of Mitch Albom's books. It took me less than three days to finish this book, you re ...

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Tuesdays with Morrie: A dying man's philosophy of life

Advantages: Easy to read, interesting throughout, unique
Disadvantages: A very short read

Tuesdays with Morrie is a true story written by Mitch Albom about his relationship with his previous college teacher, Morrie Schwartz. When Albom and Morrie resume contact years after Albom has left college, Morrie is suffering from a degenerative muscle ...

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Once you learn how do die, you learn how to live

Advantages: A moving, thought-provoking relation of a true, touching relationship
Disadvantages: Not quite the revelation the hype makes it out to be

Mitch Albom was, by his own admission, a man who had his priorities wrong. Driven by his career, over-obsessed with money and forever putting off his vow to take it easy and start a family, he was the antithesis of the ideals he had held when he had gradu ...

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