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Book Review: The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

In a small Oklahoma town there are two rival gangs: Greasers and Socs. The Greasers are poor and wear their hair long, whilst the Socs are rich kids from the West-side. Street fights go on between the two gangs and the Socs like to beat up the Greasers for fun. Ponyboy Curtis is a Greaser…… Continue reading Book Review: The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

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Book Review: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey

In an Oregon mental hospital in the 1960s, Nurse Ratched has a strict hold on the patients. Things start to change with the arrival of McMurphy, an anarchist who strives to break the rules. Fellow patient and narrator Chief Bromden understands McMurphy’s rebellious objective. Nurse Ratched, however, thinks that McMurphy should be corrected. My review One…… Continue reading Book Review: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey

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Book Review: Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

Wuthering Heights is Emily Brontë’s only novel, published in 1847 under the pseudonym Ellis Bell. It is a classic tale of passion, betrayal and revenge set in the Yorkshire Moors. I decided to read this novel partly because Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, Emily’s sister, is one of my favourite novels. I watched a two-part television…… Continue reading Book Review: Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë