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Book Review: The Last of the Spirits, by Chris Priestley

To take a well-known story and put our own spin on it is challenging. Because the story would be close to the heart of so many people, that the magic in the retelling might not feel as powerful or surreal as the original itself. Continue reading “Book Review: The Last of the Spirits, by Chris Priestley”

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Book Review: A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens

Some tales are so deeply set in the minds of people that they can’t help but talk of it. And it leaves a mark on the people they talk with and stay years after. They are tales that we never get tired of hearing, or reading or even seeing in a movie. Tales that are, and there is no better word that suits them, evergreen. One such tale is the tale of Scrooge which I had never read, but heard of from friends, and seen as cartoons during Christmas time when I was a child. I finally got around to reading it. Continue reading “Book Review: A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens”