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Book Review: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is the first short story collection featuring the master sleuth himself and his trusty friend and ally Doctor Watson. Watson is our narrator and jumps back and forth in time between the cases, sometimes telling … Continue reading

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Book Review: Poldark (2) – Demelza

After being introduced to this book series by Winston Graham through the recent TV adaptation and becoming captivated by the first book Ross Poldark I read the next one right away – Demelza. While the standard is still very high … Continue reading

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Book Review: Poldark (1) – Ross Poldark by Winston Graham

What a charming and emotional read. Published in 1945, set in the 1780s in Cornwall, the Poldark saga follows the intertwined lives of Cornish upper and lower classes, mostly through the eyes of a remarkable and unique hero, Ross Poldark. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

What a charming little book! I have read Howl’s Moving Castle three times now over the course of 7 years and will be picking it up again and again in the future. The witty humour of Diana Wynne Jones, the … Continue reading

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Why I like Reading

I remember that reading has always been important to me. When I was younger I didn‘t mind that much what I was reading and read a bit of every genre (in the children’s/ young adult sub-genre that is). But then … Continue reading

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