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 clich├ęs 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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