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One of the earlier works of Ann Radcliffe, the literary giant who helped gain popularity for Gothic literature. A Sicilian Romance started off a bit slow for me, but when the plot really got going, and people were being abducted left and right, shove ...more
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Home by Nnedi Okorafor
"I... don’t really enjoy this series. There are aspects of the world-building and plot that are fascinating, but I found this one mostly frustrating (and then there’s a cliffhanger: I prefer my novellas to stand alone and complement each other; thi..." Read more of this review »
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There is a lot I like about Binti. The titular main character is the first of her people to go to a prestigious intergalactic university, knowing that she might never be able to return. Her space journey takes a twist when the murderous Meduse board ...more
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All church, no romance.

Overall a rather dull tale of Church politics and people making bad decisions based on greed. Can't say Trollope won me over with his classical allusions either.
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Philosophical text on what consitutes the comic from 1900. A surprisingly accessible and decent read, in addition to being insightful. Occasionally Bergson assumes that his readers are familiar with nineteenth-century French plays, but his essays are ...more
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“Some of us are born in the right place, and some of us have to go look for it.”
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“Sometimes it doesn't matter too much what choice you make, as long as you make it quick and stick to it.”
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“Travel brings wisdom only to the wise. It renders the ignorant more ignorant than ever.”
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