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Mythology & Ancient Literature Reviews & Summaries

The Palace of Illusions

Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni   Review: DNair
The Palace of Illusions, a best selling novel by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, is a very interesting depiction of Mahabharata from Panchali's point of view. A very interesting Indian Mythological fictio.
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Published: Friday, August 22, 2014 Visits: 12 words : 600

The Bloody Chamber

(1 Ratings)
Author: Angela Carter   Review: LoraNaydenova
Angela Carter's book "The Bloody Chamber" is a collection of stories influenced by fairy-tales and legends. Angela Carter rewrites the stories, by adding what according to her is missing.
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Published: Monday, July 21, 2014 Visits: 34 words : 900

Song of Achilles

Author: Madeline Miller   Review: ReviewBandit
Published in 2011, Song of Achilles is Madeline Miller's first book. It is a work of historical fiction depicting the circumstances leading up to the Trojan War and the consequences of the same.
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Published: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Visits: 1 words : 300

The Irish Women With Power

Review: MissEducated
This just a summary of information I received from both a book and some info from certain websites about females in irish mythology hope you find it accurate.
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Published: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Visits: 4 words : 600

The Evolution of Gods

(1 Ratings)
Author: Ajay Kansal   Review: BigBangWhoosh
"The Evolution of Gods" by Ajay Kansal.
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Published: Sunday, June 08, 2014 Visits: 7 words : 900

Not a Fan

(4 Ratings)
Author: Kyle Idleman   Review: BigBangWhoosh
Kyle Idleman's "Not a Fan".
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Published: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 Visits: 5 words : 600

The Vampire Diaries

Author: L.J. Smith   Review: AmyBee
The Vampire Diaries Books 1 & 2 The Awakening and The Struggle.
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Published: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Visits: 9 words : 900

The Imitation of Christ

Author: Thomas a Kempis   Review: SURY
The Imitation of Christ is a very inspiring book of spiritual literature, sure to appeal to all spiritual seekers.
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Published: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 Visits: 27 words : 600

Binu and the Great Wall of China

Author: Su Tong   Review: HibernianScribe
This is reworking of the ancient story of Binu traveling to the Great Wall of China to rescue her husband.
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Published: Saturday, March 22, 2014 Visits: 7 words : 300

Automobile Racing

(1 Ratings)
Review: RovalHamzah
Superspeedways.
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Published: Friday, February 28, 2014 Visits: 14 words : 900
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Alcestis

(14 Ratings)
Author: Euripides   Review: Alexandre Meirelles
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Published: Monday, August 27, 2007 Visits: 1858 words : 900

the elves and the shoemaker

(15 Ratings)
Author: Paul Galdone   Review: yAnniE
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Published: Sunday, October 21, 2007 Visits: 1832 words : 300

Shiva Purana

(6 Ratings)
Author: Veda Vyasa   Review: AshishDeemrri
Shiva Purana is the most sacred text to devotees of Shiva. It is treated as auspicious book . Read it to learn about the most campassionate Lord.
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Published: Saturday, August 09, 2008 Visits: 1654 words : 600

The Princess and the Pea

(12 Ratings)
Author: Edmund Dulac   Review: RashmaSaleem
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Published: Monday, February 18, 2008 Visits: 1564 words : 600

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

(26 Ratings)
Author: ROBIN S.SHARMA   Review: Ramesh Nayak
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Published: Tuesday, March 27, 2007 Visits: 1514 words : 600

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

(13 Ratings)
Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge   Review: marca0705
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Published: Friday, February 12, 2010 Visits: 1423 words : 900

Sunan Al-Tirmidhi

(25 Ratings)
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Published: Saturday, March 20, 2010 Visits: 1336 words : 900

Breaking Dawn

(12 Ratings)
Author: Stephanie Meyer   Review: Boopsy
The fourth book in the classic 'Twilight' series! Best book by far! DO NOT READ THIS IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO KNOW SOME OF WHAT HAPPENS!
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Published: Tuesday, March 17, 2009 Visits: 1308 words : 600

Musnad Imam Ahmad Bin Muhammad Bin Hanbal

(25 Ratings)
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Published: Monday, March 22, 2010 Visits: 1293 words : 600

Taurus - The Weak And Strong Points

(11 Ratings)
Author: Unknown   Review: MysteryMoon
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Published: Friday, December 28, 2007 Visits: 1278 words : 300
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"The Three Trees"

(6 Ratings)
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Author: Paulo Coelho   Review: VickCoimbra
A translations of the history "As três árvores", from the book "O gênio e as rosas" - Paulo Coelho and Maurício de Souza.
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Published: Monday, February 28, 2011 Visits: 40 words : 900

The Birth of the Shakthi on This Earth

(6 Ratings)
Gives you a brief description of about how lord durga originated and saved the world from the Mahishashura.
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Published: Thursday, November 11, 2010 Visits: 22 words : 300

an african tale by Akankunda Bwesigye Denis

(5 Ratings)
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Published: Monday, August 20, 2007 Visits: 138 words : 900
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