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Beah, Ishmael

A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah

This book is a memoir of Ishmael Beah, an ex child soldier during wartime in Sierra Leone. His journey started when the rebels arrived at his village. He was chased from village to village by the war that spread further and further. The places he visited destroyed and his family and brothers killed. Until he […]

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Rowling, J.K.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

FINALLY I finished the book. It took me a LOooOng while. First, the book is just really, really, thick. All 956 pages of it. It hardly fit in my bag and so I tended to not bring it everywhere like the other normal books. It was slow because I read it only at home, where […]

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DuMaurier, Daphne

Rebecca by Daphne DuMaurier

Another classic on the line, but it’s a lot easier than Wuthering Heights, because the setting and language are in 1900s. It took me a loooong time to finish the book. One reason is I think because I read the book in snippets and not in a big chunk. I had little time to just […]

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Brontë, Emily

Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

“I cannot live without my heart. I cannot live without my soul.” I finally read the book (took me around 5-6 weeks), watched the movie (the 1993 one with Ralph Fiennes) and now writing the review. I knew of Wuthering Heights a long while ago, interestingly, from a manga called The Glass Mask. It was […]

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But not to a good situation. Let’s just say, in 15 minutes time, I got to see the extend of human’s ugliness. What an ugly world we are in. I used to think there’s a bit of kindness in every evil. But I was wrong. Some things are just pure evil. The world is as […]