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Original Essays | August 18, 2014

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Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
Middlesex

Sado_Erotique, March 14, 2007

The word here is worship.
After you read this, you'll feel you know Cal(lie). You'll feel you are Cal(lie). I tried to summarize it, but failed. So many things happen, one thing leads to another, which leads to yet another thing.
"Middlesex" is a fascinating read, which does not look bad in comparison to Homer's epics. Indeed, it has one asset Homer did not have: genetics! Both hilarious and tragic at times, Eugenides brilliantly mixes the best of both worlds. The result: a book well worth a Pulitzer Prize.
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1984 (Signet Classics) by George Orwell
1984 (Signet Classics)

Sado_Erotique, March 14, 2007

Written in 1948 and situated in 1984, this book is still up to date. George Orwell wrote a story that is not just exciting and thrilling, but also makes the reader think - about love, society, and the price of freedom.
This one will never be outdated - a true classic, warmly recommended to anyone.
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The Muse Asylum by David Czuchlewski
The Muse Asylum

Sado_Erotique, March 14, 2007

Not only does this fascinating read keep you glued to your chair, but it also makes you think. "The muse asylum" is an enthrancing story of love, madness and a quest for truth that can be understood on a deeper level as well - after all, aren't we all looking for truth in our lives?
Moving, both dead serious and hilariously funny, Czuchlewski has hereby established himself as an autor to be watched.
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