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The Love of Books by Richard de Bury
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Richard de Bury was an exuberant writer, who used the language of hellfire and damnation to express his devotion to books, especially those on science and history. The result is wonderfully entertaining, hilariously funny and, apart from the religiou ...more
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The Glass Bead Game by Hermann Hesse
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After having read some of Hermann Hesse’s earlier books and not especially enjoyed them, The Glass Bead Game (Das Glasperlenspiel) was quite a surprise. At heart is the idea that anchoring society to a strong intellectual foundation will protect it a ...more
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A Sentimental Journey by Laurence Sterne
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Well, that was a pleasant little romp: a set of short sketches of the kind of people a mid-eighteenth century traveller might typically have met during a French holiday. A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy is not a travelogue; there are no ...more
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The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun by J.R.R. Tolkien
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What a disappointment. This is strictly a book about J R R Tolkien’s own verse and very little about Old Norse writings and legends. To be fair, the book promises no more, but the result is unsatisfactory even on its own terms.

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