Category Archives: Book Reviews

Catch-22 Review

Catch-22 was written by Joseph Heller, and I have to say, I really enjoyed his book. I found the timeline alluring, and I don’t think it would have made as much sense if it was in chronological order. It was … Continue reading

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Floreana by Margret Wittmer Review

While on my Galapagos Trip, particularly on Floreana, I stopped by the little gift shop run by Floreanita/Inge (the author’s daughter) and picked up a t-shirt along with a English Translation of her mother’s biography. I recently took to reading … Continue reading

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Book 1: Män som hatar kvinnor – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Review

Book 1 in the Millennium series, written by Sieg Larsson, is decoratively known under its original title as Män som hatar kvinnor, or Men who hate Women. However, in English, possibly to reduce controversies, it was published under the Girl … Continue reading

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Stieg Larsson Biography

Stieg Larsson is known as the author of the Millenium Saga: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl who played with Fire, and The Girl who kicked the Hornet’s Nest. He was born Karl Stig-Erland Larsson, nicknamed Stig, in … Continue reading

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El Jardín Secreto (libro), una critiqua

El Jardín Secreto es un libro de origen Ingles, escrito por Frances Hodgson Burnett, en 1910. Aunque había leído este libro en Ingles, leía lo de nuevo en Español. Creo que los dos son tan mejores. Algunas veces, hubo palabras que … Continue reading

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Misery Review

Just the other day, I read Misery, by Stephen King, in one fell sweep, and here is my review of it. In Misery, Paul Sheldon, a bestselling writer, gets in a car accident in rural Colorado while drunkenly driving around … Continue reading

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The Hobbit Review

I very much enjoy the Lord of Rings movies, so much that their great lengths don’t scare me or impede my watching them. And when I learned the Hobbit was being made, I decided to take it to the next … Continue reading

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Catching Fire and Mockingjay Review

I don’t have too much to say about the second and third installments (Catching Fire, Mockingjay, respectively) in the Hunger Games trilogy. The author is the same therefore the writing is the same. The story itself begins to really complicate … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games Review

Pressured by the all-round praise for this book, I took it upon myself to read it to see what everyone was going on about, and it turns out I finished it (454 pg.) in half a day. So now, without … Continue reading

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La Gloire de mon Père, Le Chateau de ma Mère Reviews

La Gloire de mon Père (My Father’s Glory), followed by Le Chateau de ma Mère (My Mother’s Castle), are autobiographical works written by Marcel Pagnol. They follow the events of his childhood, mostly concentrating on his time in a countryside … Continue reading

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