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A Scanner Darkly
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Boy and Going Solo
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David Shaw David Shaw said: "'Boy' is quite enjoyable.

Unlike most of Dahl's work, this is an endearing, yet sometimes unglamorous chronicling of his early life--with particular attention to his experiences throughout the variety of private and Prep schools he attended.

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr...
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David Shaw David Shaw said: "1st Story:

'The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde'

I had always wanted to read this, and I just finished this evening.
Truly, a classic piece of literature, and something that is still as intriguing as expected.
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A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick
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Flashman by George MacDonald Fraser
Flashman
by George MacDonald Fraser
read in July, 2014
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Rather than commenting on the series of adventures, I solely want to remark on the novel's style:

Much like the 'found-footage' scenario common to horror films, this novel takes a similar approach, basing itself from 'found-manuscipts' that recount a...more
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The Library of Babel by Jorge Luis Borges
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In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
In Cold Blood
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When we hear the news, on a daily basis, of terrible crimes that are committed, often we shake our heads in dismay knowing very well that unwanted results have resulted. Without knowing many fine details, it is left to our imaginations to reconstruct...more
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