Monthly Archives: October 2020

Classic Books You Should Read: “All of the King’s Men” by Robert Penn Warren

Over the summer I approached a point where I was completely bored, trying to find something to watch, play or read to just pass the time. In that dull moment, a close friend recommended that I read Robert Penn Warren’s “All the King’s Men” (1946) because he thought that as …

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Classic Books You Should Read: James Clavell’s “Shōgun”

I cannot say that I had high expectations when I purchased James Clavell’s historical fiction novel “Shōgun” (1975). I had heard family members talk over and over again about how “Shōgun” captured the minds of people in the mid to late 1970s and early 1980s with its book and miniseries. …

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Can you name these classic books?

Can you name the classic books from the first sentence? A tricky quiz will put your literary knowledge to the test Quiz, by a UK-based Nido student, will test your knowledge of classic novels The challenge tasks the nation to match the opening line to the author and title So …

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