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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!

Daniel Handler aka Lemony Snicket

A Series of Unfortunate Events

In a coup of numerological (and bibliographic) symmetry, Lemony Snicket delivered the final instalment in the A Series of Unfortunate Events
Rikki Ducornet

Gazelle

Gazelle, by Rikki Ducornet, is about 13-year-old Elizabeth, coming of age in Egypt, a country removed from the American south where she was born
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
Shirley Jackson

A Few Frightening Tales

I can’t let Halloween slip by without recommending a few stories that might make you check the recesses of your closet before going to bed
anonymous

A Woman in Berlin: Eight Weeks in the Conquered City

You'd never call A Woman in Berlin: Eight Weeks in the Conquered City light summer reading
W. Somerset Maugham

The Moon and Sixpence

I read The Moon and Sixpence by W. Somerset Maugham - loosely based on the painter Paul Gauguin - with interest. Then my feelings changed
Ruth Rendell

A Judgement in Stone

A Judgement in Stone is at heart about the tension between reality, or experience, and fiction, or illusion
Joanne Harris

Gentlemen & Players

Gentlemen & Players by Joanne Harris is a psychological thriller centred around an exclusive boys' prep school in England. A Machiavellian plan is hatched...
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.
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
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