Tag: Short Fiction

Posted in Book Review Verdict: 4.0

The Moons of Jupiter (1982)

It is said that life is a journey of self-discovery. One of the most important themes in Alice Munro’s The Moons of Jupiter is the notion that, with the passage of time

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Posted in Book Review Verdict: 5.0

Men without Women (1927)

Check this out: I’m about to prove the worth of a literary classic with math. Ernest Hemingway, known for crafting full, complex narratives with jut a few short sentences, often uses exterior elements

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Posted in Book Review Verdict: 4.0

Cape Breton Is the Thought-Control Centre of Canada (1969)

The Cartesian model, the most known and accepted logical system to date, was conceived in a world of order and objectivity. According to Cartesian mathematics

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Posted in Book Review Verdict: 4.5

Dancing Girls (1977)

Reviewing short story collections presents a particular challenge in that each chapter carries its own point of view, characters, and thematic scheme, making it impossible to discuss the book as a cohesive whole. This is especially true

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Posted in Book Review Verdict: 3.5

Wilderness Tips (1991)

Much like the Land of Oz, works of fiction often seem limitless in possibilities. They, after all, each present a universe of their own or rather

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At the Bottom of the River (1983)

Our social environment is like a river that flows both ways: our culture affects the way we perceive the events that occur in our lives the same way the events in our lives affect the way

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