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Classic literature Reviews & Summaries

Arrow of God

Author: Chinua Achebe   Review: faerieink
This is a summary on 'Arrow of God' by an African writer, Chinua Achebe.
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Published: Friday, July 25, 2014 Visits: 0 words : 600

Eugene Onegin

Author: Alexander Pushkin   Review: EHarrisonByrnes
Russian Literature's Classic Anti-Hero Eugene Onegin is The Character We All Love to Hate.
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Published: Thursday, July 10, 2014 Visits: 3 words : 600

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Review: cgmantra
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Published: Tuesday, July 08, 2014 Visits: 3 words : 600

Robinson Crusoe

Author: DANIEL DEFOE   Review: ArijitDey
summarisation of prose.
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Published: Saturday, July 05, 2014 Visits: 3 words : 300

Lolita

(4 Ratings)
"Lolita" by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov.
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Published: Sunday, June 22, 2014 Visits: 8 words : 600

Should Wizard Hit Mommy

(2 Ratings)
Review: judd
'Should Wizard Hit Mommy' is a short story written by John Updike.
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Published: Saturday, June 14, 2014 Visits: 15 words : 600

On the Road

(1 Ratings)
Author: Jack Kerouac   Review: HibernianScribe
Jack Kerouac wanted to be a writer. On the Road is his second attempt where he describes four trans continental America road trips replete with drink and drug sodden experiences.
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Published: Friday, June 13, 2014 Visits: 2 words : 300

Animal Farm

Author: George Orwell   Review: LittleE
The book Animal Farm by George Orwell was a great book to read, especially since I don't particularly like long books. Its comparison to the Russian revolution was a great comparison.
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Published: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 Visits: 4 words : 300

Memories of Childhood

(5 Ratings)
Authors: Zitkala Sa; Bama   Review: judd
Memories of Childhood is an autobiographical account of two women of marginalized communities sharing their childhood happenings which left a deep impact on their lives.
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Published: Friday, June 06, 2014 Visits: 23 words : 600

Pride and Prejudice

(1 Ratings)
Author: Jane Austin   Review: buta
This story revolves around the Bennets family , where there are four daughters and Mrs Bennet is always worried about how to get them married.
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Published: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 Visits: 13 words : 600
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Bartleby, the Scrivener

(67 Ratings)
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Published: Tuesday, February 14, 2006 Visits: 4546 words : 300

Summary of John Masefield's-'the West Wind'

(105 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
When you miss the people and the familiar sights and sounds. This is called homesickness.
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Published: Monday, June 14, 2010 Visits: 4539 words : 600

The Prince and the Pauper

(51 Ratings)
Author: Mark Twain   Review: Tyan Wyss
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Published: Friday, March 17, 2006 Visits: 4349 words : 900

Brideshead Revisited

(18 Ratings)
Author: Evelyn Waugh   Review: InspiredPen
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Published: Monday, March 31, 2008 Visits: 4294 words : 300

Summary of Oliver Goldsmith’S, “the Man in Black”.

(83 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
‘The Man in Black’ is a story in which the author drew a character sketch of a man whom he called the man in black.
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Published: Monday, November 15, 2010 Visits: 4276 words : 900

SaraswatiChandra

(48 Ratings)
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Published: Friday, September 14, 2007 Visits: 4242 words : 900

The Prisoner of Zenda

(74 Ratings)
Author: Anthony Hope   Review: pennyforum
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Published: Saturday, March 11, 2006 Visits: 4176 words : 600

Summary of O’Henry’S “the Romance of a Busy Broker”

(57 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
O’Henry brought the 19th century American short story to the phase of structural parody, thus opening the way for a regeneration of the genre.
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Published: Thursday, December 16, 2010 Visits: 4173 words : 600

Hard Times

(66 Ratings)
Author: Charles Dickens   Review: InspiredPen
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Published: Friday, February 08, 2008 Visits: 4159 words : 300

Sarah's Key

(8 Ratings)
Author: Tatiana de Rosnay   Review: Harper1776
This is a review of the book "Sarah's Key", by Tatiana de Rosnay.
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Published: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 Visits: 4149 words : 600
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Codex Hammer

(4 Ratings)
Author: Leonardo do Vinci   Review: zoyakhalid
The Codex Hammer ,previously called the Codex Leicester was sold in New York in 1994 for $28 800 000.It was bought by Bill Gates the founder of.
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Published: Friday, January 07, 2011 Visits: 254 words : 300

Envy

(4 Ratings)
Author: Yurii Olesha   Review: LeeBCroft
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Published: Saturday, December 22, 2007 Visits: 155 words : 300

Dracula

(4 Ratings)
Author: Bram Stoker   Review: Amepatch
The Vampire's novel of all times, cradle of vampires novels.
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Published: Monday, May 28, 2012 Visits: 146 words : 600
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