One Hundred Years of Solitude (Review)

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Name: One Hundred Years of Solitude (Cien años de soledad) Author: Gabriel García Márquez Language: Spanish (Translated in English) Genre(s): Novel Publication date: 1967 Pages: 336 One Hundred Years of Solitude is a widely acclaimed novel which is considered to be the author’s masterpiece. Gabriel García Márquez won Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982. It […]

War and Peace (Review)

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Name: War and Peace (Original title Война и миръ) Author: Leo Tolstoy Language: Russian, with considerable French (translated in English) Genre(s): Historical, Romance, War novel, Philosophical Publication date: 1869 Pages: 1,225 (first Published edition); 1,475 (2006 paperback issue) War and Peace is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, published in 1869. The work […]

Omerta (Review)

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Name: Omertà Author: Mario Puzo Language: English Genre(s): Thriller, Crime Publication date: 2000 Pages: 316 Omertà was published posthumously in 2000. This is the final book in Puzo’s mafia trilogy. The first two were The Godfather and The Sicilian. Omertà follows the story Astorre Viola. He is the son Don Zeno. After the death of […]

The Great Gatsby (Review)

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Name: The Great Gatsby Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald Language: English Genre(s): Novel Publication date: April 10, 1925 Pages: 218 pages The Great Gatsby is a novel by the American author F. Scott Fitzgerald. First published on April 10, 1925, today widely regarded as a paragon of the Great American Novel, and a literary classic. The […]

The Picture of Dorian Gray (Review)

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Name: The Picture of Dorian Gray Author: Oscar Wilde Language: English Genre(s): Gothic fiction Publication date: 1890 Pages: 221 The Picture of Dorian Gray is a novel that mainly deals with the subjects of hedonism, self obsession, morality, the difference between right and wrong and bad influence. It is a very dark novel full of […]

Little Women (Review)

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Name: Little Women Author: Louisa May Alcott Language: English Genre(s): Coming of Age Publication date: Vol 1 in 1868 and Vol 2 in 1869 Pages: 224 Little Women is a book that revolves around the lives of four March sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy and their mother Marmee. The March sisters struggle against poverty […]

And Then There Were None (Review)

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Name: And Then There Were None (Original title: Ten Little Indians) Author: Agatha Christie Language: English Genre(s): Crime novel, Mystery, Suspense Publication date: 6 November 1939 Pages: 173 ‘And Then There Were None’ is Agatha Christie’s best-selling novel with 100 million books sold to date, which made it the world’s best-selling mystery ever. It is […]

A Little Princess (Review)

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Name: A Little Princess Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett Language: English Genre(s): Children’s literature Publication date: 1904 Pages: 256 Sara Crewe, a 7 year-old girl is sent to live at Miss Minchin’s boarding school in London by her father, Captain Crewe, who loves her dearly and instructed that his daughter is to be given a private […]

The Body in the Library (Review)

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Name: The Body in the Library Author: Agatha Christie Language: English Genre(s): Crime novel Publication date: 1942 Pages: 245 Agatha Christie is a British writer and is best remembered for her 80 detective novels. Roughly four billion copies of her novels have been sold, making her the best-selling writer of books of all time. Her […]

Sense and Sensibility (Review)

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Name: Sense and Sensibility Author: Jane Austen Language: English Genre(s): Novel Publication date: 1811 Pages: 374 Sense and Sensibility is a novel about Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, two daughters of Mr Dashwood by his second wife who after his death are in an unfair manner deprived of their family inheritance by their elder half brother, […]