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Literature

Welcome to SearchGo literature category. You will find journal and book reviews from various authors on a wide range of subjects from non-fiction to fiction. Spark your imagination!

Stewart O'Nan

The Good Wife

Rarely do I find a book that keeps me turning pages into the small hours. But The Good Wife, by Stewart O'Nan, is one I couldn't put down
Michael Bond

Paddington Here and Now

Hard to believe that Paddington Bear celebrates his fiftieth this year. What with one mishap after another, who'd have thought he'd have made it so far?
Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter, Complete Tales Review

The Beatrix Potter Complete Tales with all 23 of the famous tales, beginning with Peter Rabbit and arranged in the order they were originally published
E. M. Forster

Reads on Writing

I thought that in the spirit of back to school I'd offer you a few of what I think to be fine books on the art of writing
CJ Sansom

Sovereign

Sovereign, by C. J. Sansom, is the third book in a series featuring lawyer Matthew Shardlake and his trusted clerk, Jack Barak
Dorothy L Sayers

Strong Poison

Seems like a long time since I've chatted up a British mystery ... doesn't it? Well, Strong Poison, by Dorothy L. Sayers, is just the thing to put an end to the dry spell
Mary Shelley

Frankenstein – The Modern Prometheus

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is a gothic tale of classic romanticism, the creature is inherently good. It is society that turns Frankenstein's creature to evil.
Muriel Spark

A Far Cry From Kensington

A Far Cry from Kensington offers a wry send-up of the London publishing scene with its debtors, eccentrics, high-maintenance authors and bottomless well of hangers-on.
Alison Weir

The Lady Elizabeth

The Lady Elizabeth is the second book by Alison Weir and she shows a knack for balancing dramatisation with detail.
William Shakespeare

Antony & Cleopatra

Antony & Cleopatra is fast-paced, almost suspenseful (even though, it being a Shakespearean tragedy, we know how the major players will meet their end).
Jan Pienkowski

The Fairy Tales

The Fairy Tales are also appropriate, despite their darker elements, for children who have perhaps overindulged on the sugar-coated Disney versions
Arnold Lobel

The Adventures of Frog and Toad

Arnold Lobel's Frog and Toad Are Friends, published in 1970, is the first in a series of four books about these two famous friends
Wilkie Collins

The Moonstone

The Moonstone is a very long tale about a precious gem stolen from the brow of a Hindu deity that wreaks havoc on an English family
Elizabeth Taylor, author

Blaming

Blaming by Elizabeth Taylor is the story of an unlikely friendship that forms between Amy, an Englishwoman, and Martha, an American