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Review of One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich - Alexander Solzhenitsyn by CoffeeQueen68

Advantages: A harrowing insight into the life in a hard labour camp.
Disadvantages: None.

...for books to read. One such book that caught my eye a few weeks ago was One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich. I paid just 75p for this book. I love history and reading about it, so this book about life under Stal ... Read review

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vh, sounds interesting. by StewwyB
vh :o) by euphie
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03.10.2016 18:56
A timeless historical drama
Review of Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe by Classicc

Advantages: great discourse on religion and power, interesting characterisation
Disadvantages: slow pace, overly descriptive with little dialogue

...The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe as part of my degree, as we were disc ... Read review

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Foe, wrote about contentious pious issues - he was imprisoned for his views; hence, not sure about the novel's piety evaluation. by 1st2thebar
I can totally agree with the disadvantages, yet I think we must take into consideration the times when it was written :) by Ag108

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exceptional

05.09.2016 22:07
Modernism's Embryo
Review of Notes from the Underground - Fyodor Dostoevsky by 1st2thebar

Advantages: A super starter for 'Crime and Punishment.'
Disadvantages: Highlights insecurities

Publisher: Canongate Canons / Penguin Classics Duration: 104 pages Published in 1864 Price: 2.00 (Penguin Classics) Translated by Ronald Wilks - - - Synopsis: 'Notes' cleverly depicts a forty year old former civil servant; the onus is his capriciou ... Read review

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I am tempted to bathe dear sir, thank you! by LiveMusicLoverLyn
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31.08.2016 09:54
The confessions of Dick Swiveller - A Curious Shop Indeed
Review of The Old Curiosity Shop - Charles Dickens by cr01

Advantages: An interesting read
Disadvantages: Prepare for quite a long haul

When it was the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens birth in 2012, I promised myself that Id take time out to read all of his novels, given that Id only ever read a scant couple. Four years on Ive just completed my first, his 1840-41 written work, The ... Read review

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Great stuff! by LiveMusicLoverLyn
Vh :) by Mac83
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15.05.2016 13:21
Jazz Hands!
Review of The Great Gatsby - F.Scott Fitzgerald by ravingreviewer

Advantages: Excellent story.
Disadvantages: Can be confusing.

During the course of this review, I aim to give an overview of the book and I hope not to purposely give away as much of the story. Being a very avid reader of books old or new, I am always on the lookout for a next great book to read - and when I saw t ... Read review

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Good review. by IzzyS
Good stuff by anonymili

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11.04.2016 15:44
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