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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!

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
Daphne du Maurier


Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again... You might recognize those haunting first lines from Daphne du Maurier's gothic suspense chiller, Rebecca.
Mary Tudor, Bloody Mary

Mary Tudor: Courageous Queen Or Bloody Mary?

I'll start this review by saying that I highly recommend Mary Tudor: Courageous Queen or Bloody Mary? by Jane Buchanan.
Elizabeth Taylor, author

Angel in Distress

Angel will leave you wondering whether to laugh or cry for Angelica Deverell, who's so much the centre of this novel, I promise she'll redefine your notion of self-centeredness.
84 Charing Cross Rd

84 Charing Cross Road Review

84 Charing Cross Road will resonate with anyone who relishes the tactile beauty of regally bound, hand press books
William Makepeace Thackeray

Vanity Fair Review,

I learned this past week that I share a birthday with an eminent Vanity Fair novelist, William Makepeace Thackeray
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
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).
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.
Vladimir Nabokov

The Luzhin Defense

What I find so interesting about The Defense is how Nabokov envelops readers in Luzhin's consciousness
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 by Elizabeth Taylor is the story of an unlikely friendship that forms between Amy, an Englishwoman, and Martha, an American