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Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
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SKETCHY REVIEW:

THE SHINY, SPANKING REVIEW WILL BE RELEASED ON MY BLOG IN A GIANT "SHAKESPEARE REVIEWS" POST SOME TIME IN THE FUTURE ~~ LOOK FORWARD TO IT

Here is a story that forewarns itself about the consequences of love. It, unfortunately, doesn’t
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Candide and Other Stories by Voltaire
"I've only read Candide, which is what I bought the book for. If the rest is terrible I might update the stars somewhere in the future. But as for Candide:

Hilarious. I've rarely read anything so blunt, so unabashed, so destructively satirical. I re..." Read more of this review »
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Love's Labour's Lost by William Shakespeare
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Whenever I read a play by Shakespeare, I always skip the opening – the bit that the Elizabethan dramatists called the Dramaticus Personae (and what Wikipedia calls a List of Characters). I instead go straight to David & Ben Crystal’s ...more
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The Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare
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A story all about brotherly love, and how ultimately it is stronger than romantic love could ever be. More than that – it’s about how brotherly love continues to hold people together, even when romantic love gets in the way, and turns that brotherly ...more
Beyond the Pleasure Principle by Sigmund Freud
The Winemakers by Jan Moran
"I received a copy of this book through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

The cover and title of this book made me think of Eight Hundred Grapes by Laura Dave and I've always enjoyed historical fiction so I was excited to dive in. It absol..." Read more of this review »
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The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare
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Can’t really say much about this play – there’s nothing that can really be said about it apart from that it must be really really intensely rehearsed before it is put on stage. It was difficult for me to keep up with all the different character parts ...more
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
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Even just a mention of the author’s name around people that read will lead either to a rejoicing around his work, or a moody, pretentious rant about how overrated he is by
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Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare
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This play is 2522 lines long. Despite its length though, it really only wants to give one question to the audience. That question is (and get ready for this one, it’s enough to get a hearty discussion going in a pub), Is there a way of living that is ...more
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