Review of ‘Tess of the D’Urbervilles’ (Thomas Hardy)

From Penguin, via www.listal.comThomas Hardy’s tragic novel Tess of the D’Urbervilles is almost guaranteed to leave you depressed at society’s restraints only a couple of hundred of years ago. As Tess herself puts it, we live in a “blighted world”. A little slow in getting going, but once it got up steam it was a gripping read of how one act could ruin a life.

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Review of ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’ (Douglas Adams)

From Wikimedia CommonsEverybody knows what the “Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, The Universe, and Everything” is. Everybody, that is, who has been blessed with reading the gem that is The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

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