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Tell the Wolves I'm Home

My favorite thing about Tell the Wolves I’m Home is the narrator, a fourteen year-old girl named June Elbus. This is a good thing, because reading TTWIH you spend a lot of time with June. 392 altre parole

Bildungsroman

The Reaper's Daughter is a new take on the job of reaping, but ultimately it loses soul with pacing.

I like stories about grim reapers. The obsession began when I saw Dead Like Me for the first time, and I have been fascinated ever since. 451 altre parole

Mystery

Review: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

Blurb:

Dickens’s magnificent novel of guilt, desire, and redemption
The orphan Pip’s terrifying encounter with an escaped convict on the Kent marshes, and his mysterious summons to the house of Miss Havisham and her cold, beautiful ward Estella, form the prelude to his “great expectations.” How Pip comes into a fortune, what he does with it, and what he discovers through his secret benefactor are the ingredients of his struggle for moral redemption. 271 altre parole

Review

The Child Narrator and the Authority of Virtue

The best narrators are unreliable and unintentionally deceitful. The best stories bring us in not through the front of the building, but from a side entrance with an unmarked door. 774 altre parole

Books

Random Cuties

Seperti hari-hari biasa di Jakarta, hari itu sangatlah panas. Aku sedang berada di bus yang bergerak menuju ke pusat kota. Layaknya kebanyakan transportasi umum lainnya di Jakarta, udara yang panas di luar berubah jadi puluhan kali lebih panas di dalam bus yang berdesakkan, tidak ber-AC, dan memiliki ventilasi udara yang sangat buruk. 1.397 altre parole

Short

episode 6

In which anther writes an extremely earnest letter stating several reasons for teaching English Literature to America’s young people

      I believe that writing can be taught. 1.107 altre parole

Fiction

Slow West Trailer

This looks like fun!

Today’s Coming Attraction is Slow West, a different kind of Western.  It won the Grand Jury Prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival in the “World Cinema – Dramatic” film category.   126 altre parole

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