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Book Review: A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens

Marley was dead: to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and the chief mourner. Scrooge signed it: and Scrooge’s name was good upon … Continue reading

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Book Review: Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley

It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils. With an anxiety that almost amounted to agony, I collected the instruments of life around me, that I might infuse a spark of being … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dracula, by Bram Stoker

My attention was locked from the first page, as if I were the not-too-bright teenager who ascends the creaking stairs of the old house while the audience pleads, “Don’t go! Don’t open that door! For God’s sake, don’t peek into that coffin!” Continue reading

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