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reviewed The Scarlet Pimpernel. August 07, 2010
The Scarlet Pimpernel
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Barones Emmuska Orczy is her best work, and one of the greatest works of literature I have had the privelege to read.  While incorporating elements of all gneres--action/adventure, …
Mistborn : Final Empire Series (Book #1)
The Mistborn series of fantasies was a highlight of my year.  I loved reading all three books and I highly recommend them for all ages.  Since my review of each book differs, I'll take …
reviewed Count of Monte Cristo. August 07, 2010
Count of Monte Cristo
The Count of Monte Cristo is a dramatic portrayal of human imperfection.  And, the deepest flaws are most evident in the main character whose initial innocence is the most pure.  What an interesting …
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posted a Quick Tip about To Kill a Mockingbird (book). July 29, 2010
To Kill a Mockingbird
Dry, and so politically obvious. No true depth; it just follows social trends.
posted a Quick Tip about The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. July 29, 2010
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
The obvious plotline symbolism makes this perfect for children, but it's still a great story for adult readers. I recommend reading all 7--The Last Battle is the deepest from an adult perspective.
posted a Quick Tip about The Crucible. July 29, 2010
The Crucible
I find it a better book read than a play. The onimous tone is more effective in my imagination.
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