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Brideshead Revisited, by Evelyn Waugh
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Brideshead Revisited, by Evelyn Waugh

Brideshead Revisited is a novel written by Evelyn Waugh and was first published in 1945. The Brideshead Revisited has actually a lengthy title and is Bridehead Revisited, The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryders. It is the life of Charles Ryder and he is the narrator too. The events happen between 1920s and…

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Analysis of ‘His Dark Materials’ by Phillip Pullman
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Analysis of ‘His Dark Materials’ by Phillip Pullman

His Dark Materials is a trilogy written by Phillip Pullman. The three books are Northern Lights published in 1995, The Subtle Knife published in 1997 and The Amber Spyglass published in 2000. Northern lights was had the title The Golden Compass in America. There are many characters who appear in all the three novels but…

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The Diary of Nobody
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Analysis of ‘The Diary of Nobody’, by George and Weedon Grossmith.

The Diary of Nobody is written by George and Weedon Grossmith brothers. It is an English comic novel with lovely illustrations done by Weedon Grosssmith. It first came as a serial in Punch magazine in the years 1888-89. It took its book form and was published in 1892. The book had extended text and more…

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Middlemarch
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Analysis of ‘Middlemarch’ by Mary Ann Evans

Middlemarch is written by Mary Ann Evans whose pen name was George Elliot. She chose a man’s name thinking her work as a female will not be accepted. The story was published in eight parts from 1871 to 1872. In 1872 it was once again published in four volumes. It is the masterpiece of Middlemarch….

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The Last Song of Dusk
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The Last Song of Dusk’ by Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi

The Last Song of Dusk’ by Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi : The Last Song of Dusk is the debut novel of Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi, an Indian author,  that was published in 2004. This book won the Betty Trask Award given in UK for the most prestigious prize for debut novels. It also won the Premio Grinzane…

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