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Classic literature Reviews & Summaries

The Husband's Secret

Author: Liane Moriarty   Review: namiod
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Published: Saturday, August 16, 2014 Visits: 4 words : 600

The Picture of Dorian Gray

(2 Ratings)
Author: Oscar Wilde   Review: illiy
The Picture of Dorian Gray is Oscar Wilde''''s only novel. The book is first published in 1890.
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Published: Friday, August 08, 2014 Visits: 14 words : 300

Tess of the D'ubervilles

Author: Thomas Hardy   Review: faerieink
Summary of 'Tess of the d'Ubervilles'.
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Published: Thursday, August 07, 2014 Visits: 7 words : 600

Lord of the Flies

(1 Ratings)
Author: William Golding   Review: faerieink
Summary of 'Lord of the Flies' by William Golding.
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Published: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Visits: 15 words : 600

Arrow of God

(1 Ratings)
Author: Chinua Achebe   Review: faerieink
Summary of 'Arrow of God' by an African writer, Chinua Achebe.
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Published: Friday, July 25, 2014 Visits: 8 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: 5 words : 600

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Review: cgmantra
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Published: Tuesday, July 08, 2014 Visits: 4 words : 600

Robinson Crusoe

Author: DANIEL DEFOE   Review: ArijitDey
summarisation of prose.
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Published: Saturday, July 05, 2014 Visits: 5 words : 300

Lolita

(4 Ratings)
"Lolita" by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov.
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Published: Sunday, June 22, 2014 Visits: 11 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: 36 words : 600
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Little Dorrit

(58 Ratings)
Author: Charles Dickens   Review: ambika
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Published: Tuesday, August 23, 2005 Visits: 13443 words : 600

Summary on the Solitary Reaper by William Wordsworth

(207 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
In 1800,Wordsworth added a Preface, in which he stated formally the new ideals of sincerity,democracy and nature worship.
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Published: Thursday, June 10, 2010 Visits: 12646 words : 600

Summary of James Kirkup’S- ‘No Men Are Foreign’.

(213 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
James Kirkup feels that we may belong to a different country, or speak a different language but we are essentially the same.
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Published: Monday, June 14, 2010 Visits: 11950 words : 600

The Divine Comedy

(42 Ratings)
Author: Dante Alighieri   Review: DRatliff
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Published: Wednesday, July 13, 2005 Visits: 11208 words : 600

Black Beauty

(211 Ratings)
Author: Anna Sewell   Review: adc1057
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Published: Sunday, April 08, 2007 Visits: 11172 words : 300

Summary of Anita Desai’S, “a Devoted Son”

(97 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
The son’s Sterling personality and character now underwent a curious sea change.
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Published: Tuesday, March 08, 2011 Visits: 11019 words : 900

Summary of George Orwell’S “Shooting an Elephant”

(34 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
George Orwell wrote about how he was psychologically compelled to shoot an elephant needlessly.
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Published: Wednesday, December 29, 2010 Visits: 10110 words : 900

Summary of Leo Tolstoy’S “What Men Live By?”

(96 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
Leo Tolstoy’s greatest novels include ‘War and Peace’ and ‘Anna Karenina’.
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Published: Wednesday, December 15, 2010 Visits: 10055 words : 900

Summary of t.s.eliot’S-'Journey of the Magi’

(67 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
In 1922 T.S.Eliot’s great poem ‘The Waste-Land’, expressed his discontent with the modern world; his later works are mostly on Christian themes.
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Published: Monday, June 28, 2010 Visits: 10031 words : 900

Summary of Thomas Hardy's- The Darkling Thrush

(93 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
This is a short summary of 'The Darkling Thrush' by Thomas Hardy.
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Published: Monday, February 08, 2010 Visits: 9348 words : 600
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The Great Gatsby

(8 Ratings)
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Published: Saturday, May 11, 2013 Visits: 102 words : 900

The Art of War

(7 Ratings)
Author: Sun Tzu   Review: Tillen
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Published: Thursday, March 20, 2008 Visits: 252 words : 300

The Old Man and the Sea

(6 Ratings)
Author: Ernest Hemingway   Review: PreciousSanders
Summary of Ernest Hemingway's short novel, The Old Man and the Sea.
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Published: Sunday, May 12, 2013 Visits: 80 words : 900
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