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P.D James – Cover Her Face

★★★★ Summary: Headstrong and beautiful, the young housemaid Sally Jupp is put rudely in her place, strangled in her bed behind a bolted door.  Coolly brilliant policeman Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard must find her killer among a houseful of suspects, most of whom had very good reason to wish her ill. Cover Her Face is P.… Continue reading P.D James – Cover Her Face

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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

★★★★ This is the review given that was found on Goodreads: Written in his distinctively dazzling manner, Oscar Wilde’s story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is the author’s most popular work. The tale of Dorian Gray’s moral disintegration caused a scandal when it first appeared in… Continue reading The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – The Thing Around Your Neck

★★★★★ So I finished this book in less than 2 weeks, I was so captivated (it's only 218 pages long though, should've finished it sooner. Fact remains that I was enthralled). From the author of Half of Yellow Sun and Americanah come twelve dazzling stories. Adichie turns a penetrating eye on the ties that bind… Continue reading Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – The Thing Around Your Neck

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Agatha Christie – Death on the Nile

"The tranquillity of a cruise along the Nile is shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway has been shot through the head. She was young, stylish and beautiful, a girl who had everything - until she lost her life. Hercule Poirot recalls an earlier outburst by a fellow passenger: 'I'd like to put my dear… Continue reading Agatha Christie – Death on the Nile

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Robin Sloan – Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

"The Great Recession has shuffled Clay Jannon away from life as a San Francisco web-design drone and into the aisles of Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, but after a few days on the job, Clay discovers that the store is more curious than either its name or its gnomic owner might suggest.  The customers are few,… Continue reading Robin Sloan – Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

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Chinua Achebe – Things Fall Apart

If this book wasn't on the reading list for school, I don't think I would've ever read it - and that would've a tragedy! <p class="has-drop-cap" value="<amp-fit-text layout="fixed-height" min-font-size="6" max-font-size="72" height="80">"The novel follows the life of Okonkwo, an Igbo ("Ibo" in the novel) man and local wrestling champion in the fictional Nigerian clan of Umuofia. ""The novel follows the life… Continue reading Chinua Achebe – Things Fall Apart