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Anthem

Anthem© 1938 Ayn Rand128 pages In a dark future, the triumph of collectivism has created a global society deteriorating to near-medieval conditions.  Man is utterly broken by the state, dominated by institutions from birth onward. Raised in cohorts in government … Continue reading

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1984

1984© 1949 George Orwell326 pages 1984 needs no introduction. Written in 1949, it envisioned a world of constant surveillance, perpetual war, and a state with  complete control over people’s minds. Concepts from it – “Big Brother”, “thought police”,  and “doublethink” … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies © 2009  Seth Grahame-Smith 319 pages Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is the old story of girl meets boy, girl declares boy to be Worst Man in the World and humiliates him, girl and boy fight … Continue reading

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Enemy of God

Enemy of God: A Novel of Arthur© 1996 Bernard Cornwell416 pages           Enemy of God  stunned me. I thought I knew what to expect from a Bernard Cornwell novel: a solid, irreverent hero with a talent … Continue reading

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The Good Guy

The Good Guy© 2007 Dean Koontz400 pages “Good guys finish last, Tim.” “Maybe not if they stay in the race.” Tim Carrier’s just an honest working man who enjoys relaxing at a local bar in the evenings, exchanging insults with … Continue reading

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Christine

Christine© 1983 Stephen King471 pages Let’s go for a ride, big guy. Let’s cruise. It’s 1983, and Dennis Guilder is just starting to get a handle on what happened four years ago, in that last and terrible year of high … Continue reading

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Demon in my View

Demon in my View© 2000 Amelia Atwater-Rhodes176 pages During my high school years, while roaming through a bookstore, my eyes fell upon a book titled Tiger, Tiger. That sounded similar to William Blakes’ “The Tygre”, which is one of my … Continue reading

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This Week at the Library (19/7)

Last week’s reading consisted of The Stand by Stephen King and The Associate by Philip Margolin. I also checked out The Plains of Passage by Jean M. Auel, thinking that it was third in the series, but found out that … Continue reading

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