Into the Wild – Jon Krakauer

In May 1990, 22yr old Christopher McCandless donated $25,000 in savings to charity and set off from his well-to-do family to create a new life for himself. Traveling across America under his new name, Alexander Supertramp, Chris met many people … Continue reading

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Moby-Dick; or, The Whale – Herman Melville

It’s been over 150 years since Moby-Dick was first published in 1851, since then the story of Ishmael and the White Whale has seeped into popular culture via every medium on earth. From Films, television, radio, theater, comics and even … Continue reading

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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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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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