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Book Review: Three Act Tragedy by Agatha Christie

Title: Three Act Tragedy Author: Agatha Christie Publisher: HarperCollins UK Date: 2016 (1934) Genre: Crime / Mystery Summary: Thirteen guests arrive for dinner at the house of Sir Charles Cartwright, the famous actor. To avoid bad luck, his secretary insists on making up the number to fourteen, bit its too late for one guest, who chokes to death on… Continue reading Book Review: Three Act Tragedy by Agatha Christie

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Book Review: Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne

Title: Around the World in Eighty Days Author: Jules Verne Translator: William Butcher Publisher: Oxford University Press Date: 2008 (1873) Genre: Classics / Adventure Summary: One night in the reform club, Phileas Fogg bets his companions that he can travel across the globe in just eighty days. Breaking the well-established routine of his daily life, he immediately sets off for Dover… Continue reading Book Review: Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne

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#CCSpin 24 Reveal – Which Book Will I Be Reading?

The Classics Club Spin number was revealed yesterday and it was number 18! I got one of my short books for this spin and I’m kind of relieved actually because I know that I’ll complete the spin. I’m just going to give a quick summary of the book in this post and a few stats… Continue reading #CCSpin 24 Reveal – Which Book Will I Be Reading?

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Shakespeare Saturdays: Exploring (More of) the Shakespeare Apocrypha

In May, which seems a lifetime ago, I wrote a post exploring some of the works in the Shakespeare Apocrypha. The Apocrypha is just a list of works that could be by Shakespeare but scholars aren’t sure if they are or they aren’t. I’m back to look at a few more of the texts in… Continue reading Shakespeare Saturdays: Exploring (More of) the Shakespeare Apocrypha