Crime And Punishment By Fyodor Dostoyevsky

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Author: Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (11 November 1821 – 9 February 1881), sometimes transliterated Dostoyevsky, was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist and philosopher. Dostoevsky’s literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social, and spiritual atmospheres of 19th-century Russia, and engage with a variety of philosophical and […]

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The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Author: Suzanna Arundhati Roy (born 24 November 1961) is an Indian author best known for her novel The God of Small Things (1997), which won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction in 1997 and became the biggest-selling book by a non-expatriate Indian author. She is also a political activist involved […]

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A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Author: Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett (24 November 1849 – 29 October 1924) was a British-born American novelist and playwright. She is best known for the three children’s novels Little Lord Fauntleroy (published in 1885–1886), A Little Princess (1905), and The Secret Garden (1911). Publication Year: 1905 Review: If I am […]

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A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ About the Author: Khaled Hosseini ( March 4, 1965) is an Afghan-born American novelist and physician. After graduating from college, he worked as a doctor in California, a predicament that he likened to “an arranged marriage. He has published three novels, most notably his 2003 debut The Kite Runner, all of which […]

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Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Author: Charlotte Brontë (21 April 1816 – 31 March 1855) was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels became classics of English literature. She enlisted in school at Roe Head in January 1831 at the age of 14. […]

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Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Author: Gregory David Roberts (born 21 June 1952) is an Australian author best known for his novel Shantaram. He is a former heroin addict and convicted bank robber who escaped from Pentridge Prison in 1980 and fled to India, where he lived for ten years. Roberts lived in Melbourne, Germany […]

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Persuasion by Jane Austen

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Author:  Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century. Austen’s plots often explore the dependence of women on marriage in the […]

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The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the author: Charlotte Perkins Gilman; also Charlotte Perkins Stetson (July 3, 1860 – August 17, 1935), was a prominent American humanist, novelist, writer of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction, and a lecturer for social reform. She was a utopian feminist and served as a role model for future generations of feminists […]

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Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ About the Author: Dame Daphne du Maurier, Lady Browning (13 May 1907 – 19 April 1989) was an English author and playwright. Although she is classed as a romantic novelist, her stories have been described as ‘moody and resonant’ with overtones of the paranormal. Her bestselling works were not taken seriously by […]

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