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The Sorrows of Young Werther (Recommended Reads)

The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe My rating: 5 of 5 stars It’s surprising how many short novels can create such an impact. Apparently written in six weeks by a then 24 year old Goethe (according to Wikipedia at least), it is the descriptive language through which the passions are expressed…
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Passing (Recommended Reads)

Passing by Nella Larsen My rating: 5 of 5 stars Sometimes, due to time constraints, my attention span, or laziness – I look out for recommended short novels or novellas as it is encouraging to be able to finish them. At the start of 2016 I was actively searching for them, and averaging about a…
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The Prophet (Recommended Reads)

The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran My rating: 5 of 5 stars You know a paragraph is excellent when you deem it to be highlight-worthy¬†– where it becomes worth memorising and quoting back in a given context. So, upon reading this book, I started to highlight such potential quotables, soon realising that such an endeavour is…
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Brave New World (Recommended Reads)

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley My rating: 5 of 5 stars There are some pieces so well-known and renowned for being thought-provoking classics that you always seem to come across them. Eventually, the time comes when you eventually cave in and decide to commit yourself to reading that book. In some cases, you will…
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