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REVIEW: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

REVIEW: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars, Genre: Classic/ Dystopian Fiction, Pages: 158, Level: Easy/ Intermediate Book Description: The terrifyingly prophetic novel of a post-literate future. Guy Montag is a fireman. His job is to burn books, which are forbidden, being the source of all discord and unhappiness. Even so, Montag is unhappy; there is discord … Continue reading

REVIEW: The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

REVIEW: The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars, Genre: Fiction/ Classic, Pages: 277, Level: Easy/ Intermediate Book Description from Goodreads: “Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger’s New Yorker stories ? particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme ? With Love and Squalor, will not be surprised by the … Continue reading

REVIEW: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

REVIEW: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Rating: 1 out of 5 stars (and only because Goodreads doesn’t allow me to give 0 stars), Genre: Classics, Pages: 180, Level: Intermediate Book Description from Barnes & Noble: “The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s third book, stands as the supreme achievement of his career. This exemplary novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed … Continue reading

REVIEW: The World Set Free by H.G. Wells

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars, Genre: General Fiction/Classics, Pages: 132, Level: Intermediate Book Description: “This chilling, futuristic novel, written in 1913 and first published the following year, was incredibly prophetic on a major scale. Wells was a genius and visionary, as demonstrated by many of his other works, but this book is clearly one … Continue reading