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This Rough Magic (Oxford Bookworms: Stage 5)

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The island of Corfu is one of the most beautiful Greek islands. It is a place of sunshine, poetry, mystery. It is possibly the magic island that William Shakespeare was thinking of - the island where Prospero practices his 'rough magic', in the famous play The Tempest. What better place for an out-of-work actress to relax for a few weeks? But the island is full of danger a ...more
Paperback, 104 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by Oxford University Press, USA
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Kosuke Kamiya
Jul 14, 2015 Kosuke Kamiya rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
1. Oxford level 5

2. 7/10=40min, 7/12=60min, 7/13=60min, 7/14=60min

3. Island, nature, dolphin, rich, money, kill, love

4 a The main character, who is Lucy, was about to drown when she jumped into the sea in order to avoid a gun, which Godfrey, who tried to kill her shoot her. At the moment, the dolphin that she helped before took her to the land. Thanks to his action, she was alive.

4 b This scene made me happy. I ensure that a bond between humans and dolphins does exist. She often played with him
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Paloma
Aug 19, 2016 Paloma rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: adaptation
Things go a little bit too fast, mostly in the beginning, probably because it is an adaptation, which explains but does not justify. Perhaps the original romance is better written.
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Mar 16, 2014 Namiko rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is one of the stories that I cannot stop reading. I did not really understand the murderer's motive clearly still I enjoyed the whole story.
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