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my thoughts on christopher hitchens’ hitch-22

To me, Christopher Hitchens was firstly and foremost a lover of the English language. He was a writer, an orator and an intellectual as well but it was his art with the English language I admired most. He wrote in … Continue reading

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my thoughts on john steinbeck’s the short reign of pippin iv

On my¬†continuing¬†quest to read the all of Steinbeck’s work, I am now another book closer. It is a book that I had not even heard of before I began my mission – ‘The Short Reign of Pippin IV‘. The book, … Continue reading

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my thoughts on katherine boo’s behind the beautiful forevers

When a friend suggested that I take his copy of Katherine Boo‘s ‘Behind the Beautiful Forevers‘ on my month long trip into the deserts of Central Australia, I was just a little skeptical. To my mind, the best books about … Continue reading

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my thoughts on john steinbeck’s ‘the moon is down’

As per my mission to read the complete works of Steinbeck, I just finished another Steinbeck. ‘The Moon is Down‘. I have had this copy for quite a few years but have never got around to reading it. I bought … Continue reading

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reading steinbeck

A while back I decided to try to read the complete works of John Steinbeck. When I thought up that idea, I did not quite understand how many books he had written. In the various bookshops I have only ever … Continue reading

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