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Mark Twain's ideal life was Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience. Let's talk about some of the good books


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  Angela's Ashes - "Worse than the ordinary miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood.Worse yet is the miserable Irish Catholic childhood." ...more 


  The Kite RunnerOften in our lives we commit mistakes that leave us in overwhelming guilt. In absence of a suiting redemption, we end up living our lives under the burden of this guilt...more


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Piece of cake - Piece of Cake qualifies to be neither a great piece of literature nor a book that is thought provoking. But it makes it to our web pages simply because reading it was 'fun'....more

The Blind Assassin - always have very high expectations from award-winning books and I am usually not disappointed. The Blind Assassin was an exception..more


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 'Tis begins where ‘Angela’s Ashes’ left off – Frank in New York. We see how he, a misfit, fumbling in the new American culture . The beginning of the book is extremely funny and you notice the contrast with Angela’s Ashes instantly. ..more

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What can be more wonderful to a biblophile like me, than, a book about books.  I first heard .. More



  'Twilight' is one of those rare books that appear to much better than they actually are. The basic ..More



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The 13 Problems - In the small village of St Mary Mead, Miss Marple and her friends get together for a quite dinner evening...