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The Good Soldier Svejk: And His Fortunes in the World War by Jaroslav Hasek - Book Review

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By Jaroslav Hasek, Cecil Parrott (Translated by), Cecil Parrott (Introduction by), Josef Lada (Illustrator)
$19.00
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ISBN: 9780140449914
Published: Penguin Classics - December 27th, 2005

Take Catch 22, add A Confederacy of Dunces and you still are nowhere near the unadulterated comic genius of The Good Soldier Svejk. Written by an alcoholic hobo, his adventures have become the stuff of Czech legend. Love! Love! Love! ~ Reviewed by Charles Bottomley


The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer - Book Review

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By Geoffrey Chaucer, Nevill Coghill (Translated by), Nevill Coghill (Introduction by), Nevill Coghill (Notes by)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780140424386
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Published: Penguin Classics - February 4th, 2003

Playful and tragic, rude and pious...and sometimes both at once. There is no more scintillating portrait of the Middle Ages and its people - who turn out to be a cut more similar to us than you would think. ~ Reviewed by Charles Bottomley


Under the Volcano by Malcolm Lowry - Book Review

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$16.99
ISBN: 9780061120152
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - April 10th, 2007

Like drinking and self-destruction? Who doesn't?! Widely considered one of the best novels ever written, this really is the last word in going in style. Pour yourself a stiff one - this is one helluva book! ~ Reviewed by Charles Bottomley


A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry - Book Review

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$18.00
ISBN: 9781400030651
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Published: Vintage - November 30th, 2001

If you've never read a book about India, start with this one. ~ Reviewed by Charles Bottomley


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