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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
Ed Sikov

Dark Victory

it's an enlightening study of how Davis cultivated her genius for fiction-making. Sikov pretty much goes picture by picture, analyzing from every surprising angle...
Sarah Waters

The Night Watch

By choosing WWII as a setting, Waters sets up dramatic symbolism in The Night Watch, as the physical destruction that's wreaked on London
Josephine Tey

The Daughter of Time

The Daughter of Time, by Josephine Tey, is unputdownable. Perhaps it's because the book is really a paper chase through history and the historical record.
Guillermo Martinez

The Oxford Murders

In The Oxford Murders, an unnamed narrator from Buenos Aires wins a scholarship to study algebraic topology at Oxford.
Vladimir Nabokov

The Luzhin Defense

What I find so interesting about The Defense is how Nabokov envelops readers in Luzhin's consciousness
Kitten's first full moon

Picture Book Picks for Kids

Research shows that children who are read to from birth develop key skills (page-turning, reading left to right, narrative understanding, faster
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
Zoe Heller

What Was She Thinking?

What Was She Thinking? is narrated by a spinster history teacher who befriends a new colleague who winds up shagging one of her students
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
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