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Endgame by Samuel Beckett
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Endgame by Samuel Beckett

This is bizarrely funny. But you don’t get that when you read it. Only when you see it performed. In our lecture on this play we were shown a clip with the actor who played Remus Lupin and its oddly…

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A Rainbow Glow
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A Rainbow Glow

Unicorns seem to be the favourite mythical creature of the moment. It’s impossible to walk through any high street store without seeing socks, shirts, mugs and all manner of product sporting the magical horned beast. Now, it seems they have…

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Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Adult Fiction

Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

Very very slowly my course books are starting to enter the modern era…yes 1899 is positively futuristic in comparison to some of the books I’ve had to read. Heart of Darkness however, isn’t my favourite of the bunch. I’m enjoying…

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Platinum End Volume One
Books

Platinum End Volume One

So, I loved this. I got distinct Death Note vibes from it but not in the plot just how dark it is.  Our main character Mirai is unhappy to the nth degree. He lives with his abusive aunt, uncle and…

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Orlando by Virginia Woolf
Adult Fiction

Orlando by Virginia Woolf

I’ve come to realise that any book I read for my course in the moment of reading it I will hate it. Just a little. The actual story and concept of Orlando I adored. The fact I’ve had to read…

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