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Book Review: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

This is a dystopia that has refused the name. A place where haunter and haunted pass in the street, eyes locked to asphalt, refusing to recognize one another. There is no escape, no grand revolution to see things coolly on … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan

Sweet Tooth is one of those books that felt substantially shorter than it actually was. This probably has to do with the fact that it never truly felt like it picked up whatever thread would have provided a sort of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Watership Down by Richard Adams

There are certain things you aren’t supposed to do in literature. I had always figured mixing (a sort of ) realism with non-human characters was something of a no-no. Sure, you could have the fantastical and all too human blood-splattering … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde

There are a great many things to hate about high society and I’m not just saying that as a plebeian proletariat. From decadence to the disconnect they seem to feel with the rest of humanity, there is no shortage of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde

Plays are a tricky thing to my mind. You inexorably tied to the patience of the audience and thereby you are forbidden from going over a certain number of pages or overcomplicating your narrative. I’m struggled to find a playwrights … Continue reading

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