The Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger

SPOILER ALERT! In this review I will go into detail regarding the plot. To be fair, the book has been out for over sixty years. “Don’t ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody.” – Holden Caulfield. … Continue reading

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Mogworld – Ben “Yahtzee” Croshaw

After reviewing classic books like East of Eden and On the Road I figured I ought to go for something a little more fringe. Mogworld is a humorous fantasy novel by the hugely popular online video games reviewer, Ben “Yahtzee” … Continue reading

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On the Road – Jack Kerouac

I think almost every one, at some point or another has fantasised about escaping the dull routine of everyday life and setting off on an adventure spanning thousands of miles. I know I’ve certainly put real thought into just getting … Continue reading

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Child of Vengeance – David Kirk

A few weeks ago I was at my local Tesco super store when I came across the book section. Usually I don’t bother looking at books at these kind of places because all they ever sell is the latest Twilight, … Continue reading

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East of Eden – John Steinbeck

The first Steinbeck book I ever read was Of Mice and Men. I was about twelve when my older sister (who’s high school class were studying the novel) recommended it to me. She leant me her copy and I started … Continue reading

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Maus – Art Spiegelman

Maus Art Spiegelman

The Independent said of Maus: “One of the clichés about the Holocaust is that you can’t imagine it – like nuclear war, its horror outfaces the artistic imagination. Spiegelman disproves this theory”. Before reading Maus, I admit I couldn’t imagine … Continue reading

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