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Review of The Importance of Being Earnest - Oscar Wilde by laurahartleyy

Advantages: Funny, comment on society
Disadvantages: None

I was under the impression that The Importance of Being Earnest was a serious piece of work for some reason but I couldn't have been more wrong. This play, written by Oscar Wilde, is incredibly funny farcical comedy that was written in the late 19th centu ... Read review

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An earnest farce
by Robert_Chilton
Oscar is a laugh
by chickenbroncitis
very helpful

13.09.2014 13:59
The Mayor of Casterbridge - an under-rated Hardy gem?
Review of The Mayor of Casterbridge - Thomas Hardy by inkyscribbles

Advantages: Easy to read, not a bad book
Disadvantages: Not the most action-packed of novels, not very dynamic characters

Thomas Hardy is often perceived as a bit of a marmite writer; readers either love him or hate him. It is easy to appreciate elements of his writing, whether it lies in characterisation, descriptive passages or plot construction - but finding an example of ... Read review

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I had to read this at school, about forty years ago (!) and didn't much like it then... however I liked even less the (few) other Hardy books I tried, so I'm not a fan. But perhaps I should read this again... by Kukana
Very well written and informative review. Thanks for sharing :-) by Scotlass712

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very helpful

27.08.2014 18:32
A good classic read
Review of Silas Marner (The Weaver of Raveloe) - George Eliot by bettyboo47

Advantages: easy to r get into, highly descriptive
Disadvantages: old fashioned language used at times

Since I acquired a kindle, I have begun to read my way through the many classic books that are available free of charge. I at first tackled them with the purpose of educating myself, starting with one of the hardest Don Quixote by Cervantes which I wante ... Read review

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very helpful

07.08.2014 14:19
Puny white boy becomes king of the jungle swingers!
Review of Tarzan of the Apes - Edgar Rice Burroughs by Mauri

Advantages: A real page turner
Disadvantages: Some of the attitudes expressed are old fashioned to the modern reader

In western literature there are many examples of characters and stories that have since their first introduction become part of our everyday popular culture. So when we speak of Frankenstein, Dracula and Sherlock Holmes the vast majority of people know wh ... Read review

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"Old fashioned to the modern reader" - read that as a breath of fresh air to those of us of a certain pre-PC age! R. by RICHADA
Excellent review by supercityfan

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exceptional

19.07.2014 12:14
A classic not read at school
Review of Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen by lottehusbands

Advantages: amazing read, classic
Disadvantages: -

To my dismay at school whilst you heard about the classic writers like Dickens and Shakespeare, the only female 'classic' author stated was Austen and unlike the others none of her works were ever read or studied by classes and there was no reason why. Pr ... Read review

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A good start but more information about why you enjoyed this would be good. by brokenangelkisses
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somewhat helpful

06.06.2014 15:47
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