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Journey reading list #3: Anna Karenina

‘Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.’ I am a firm believer that Russian literature should be read at regular intervals. In my opinion no writers are better able to put into words … Continue reading

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Journey reading list #2: The Pillars of the Earth

The Pillars of the Earth is an ambitious novel. Tolstoyesque in its scope and its presentation – it is divided into decent size chapters with nice short and accessible sub-sections. Unfortunately any of the other comparisons with Tolstoy, which surely … Continue reading

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