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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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A Review on a.R Williams’ “Discovering Tut: The Saga Continues”

(228 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
The writer described the inner coffin of King Tut as ‘iconic’ because they were made up of pure gold.
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Published: Friday, February 18, 2011 Visits: 17275 words : 600

Summary of Anton Chekhov’S “the Bet”

(119 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
Chekhov had a unique kind of sympathy towards his characters which exhibits all his characteristics as a writer and his indulgence in his characters.
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Published: Thursday, December 16, 2010 Visits: 15957 words : 600

Summary of Saki (H.H. Munro)’S “the Open Window”

(134 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
‘A cyclist coming along the road had to run into the hedge to avoid imminent collision.’.
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Published: Monday, March 21, 2011 Visits: 15430 words : 600

The Enemy

(115 Ratings)
Author: Pearl S. Buck   Review: ritwik
Buck’s story ‘The Enemy’ sets human fellow-feeling against national loyalty.
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Published: Saturday, September 11, 2010 Visits: 14555 words : 900

Summary of William Douglas’S “Deep Waters”

(240 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
The story shows that fear is mostly without much reason.
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Published: Thursday, April 28, 2011 Visits: 14450 words : 900

The Address

(222 Ratings)
Author: Marga Minco   Review: ritwik
The story is a tragic account of a daughter who goes in search of her mother's belongings after the war, in Holland.
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Published: Thursday, July 08, 2010 Visits: 14234 words : 600

Summary of Selma Lagerlof’S “the Rat-Trap”

(202 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
How love and genuine compassion can make the world a better place to live in and how they make men better beings too.
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Published: Friday, April 29, 2011 Visits: 14156 words : 900

Summary of Norman Mckinnel’S “the Bishop’S Candlesticks”

(260 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
The one-act play is a dramatic version of an episode of the famous French novel “Less Miserable” written by Victor Hugo.
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Published: Monday, December 27, 2010 Visits: 14101 words : 900

Summary of A. R. Barton’S “Going Places”

(186 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
Sophie’s father understood his daughter’s dream and aspirations.
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Published: Friday, April 29, 2011 Visits: 14036 words : 600

Summary of Nissim Ezekiel’S “Enterprise”

(183 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
A desert patch refers to a tough problem which the men of intellect have to face and over which differences of opinion arise among them.
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Published: Thursday, April 28, 2011 Visits: 13656 words : 900
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The Scarlet Letter

(11 Ratings)
Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne   Review: TaylorPaige
Comparing the consequences of Hester Prynne and Tiger Woods and evaluating the use of shame as punishment.
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Published: Saturday, March 05, 2011 Visits: 145 words : 900

The Scarlet Letter

(10 Ratings)
Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne   Review: TaylorPaige
Comparing the three scaffold scenes in the The Scarlet Letter, and showing how they tell about each character and drive the plot.
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Published: Tuesday, March 08, 2011 Visits: 387 words : 900

Manga Shakespeare

(9 Ratings)
Author: Self Made Hero   Review: KolewazakiSan
So, what’s gonna happen if we combine classic English Literature and popular Japanese art of manga? Something even cooler than you can imagine!
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Published: Thursday, February 21, 2013 Visits: 502 words : 600
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