"Book Review On Room On The Roof" Essays and Research Papers

  • Book Review On Room On The Roof

    childhood. His first novel, "The Room On the Roof", was written when he was 17 and published when he was 21. It was partly based on his experiences at Dehra, in his small rented room on the roof, and his friends. The "Room On the Roof" brought him the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1957. Since then he has written over three hundred short stories, essays and novellas (including Vagrants in The Valley,The Blue Umbrella and A Flight of Pigeons) and more than 30 books for children. He has also published...

    Dehradun, Fiction, Landour 1015  Words | 3  Pages

  • Book Review: To Room Nineteen

     Assignment #2 English “To Room Nineteen” by Doris Lessing is the story of a woman who cycles through depression rooted in her marriage, which leads to her calmly committing suicide as she reasoned that it would be in everyone’s best interest. The protagonist in the story, Susan Rawlings, appears to shift between moods of neutrality, relief, and deep unsettlement. With this said, by analyzing her mood swings, each with it’s own unique social setting and physical environment we can begin...

    Environment, Environmentalism, Life 770  Words | 3  Pages

  • An Analysis of The Room on the Roof by Ruskin Bond

    The Room On The Roof written by Ruskin Bond The Room On The Roof Top is a story about a 16yr old boy-Rusty. Who himself is English but lives with his caretaker in DehraDun. His caretaker being a typical strict and shrewd guardian,imposes forced discipline on him. Somehow Rusty meets a bunch of Indian boys who become friends with him and together they explore the streets of Dehra. Living in a very enclosed environment, when Rusty gets involved in Indian festivals like HOLI and Diwali....he feels...

    Dehradun, India, Landour 898  Words | 3  Pages

  • Room on the Roof

    -CHILDREN’S DAY CONTEST ENTRY (BOOK REVIEW) 2011 GO TO HOME PAGE BOOK REVIEW ‘THE ROOM ON THE ROOF’ by Ruskin Bond Reviewed by Saurabh Singh Is it a adore relationship? Or we should call it a moving plot of love and friendship? The classic novel The Room on the Roof by Ruskin bond is in my opinion, a unique and gripping blend of these genres. Written in 1953, it is an epic teenager saga full of excitement, experience, happiness and friendship. The tale is set in Dehradun, focusing on Rusty...

    Book review, Friendship, Interpersonal relationship 581  Words | 2  Pages

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    BOOK REVIEW ON: Daniyal Mueenuddin’s “IN OTHER ROOMS, OTHER WONDERS” By Nayan Das Much like “tambola”, there are only a few happy winners from the hundreds that compete in Pakistan’s social lottery, and that is aptly brought forward in Daniyal Mueenuddin’s “In Other Rooms, Other Wonders.” Very unlike the Pakistan we have accustomed ourselves with, goaded by gloriously buttered food and hard-hitting Pathans, the book shows us how life is in Mueenuddin’s country for both the supremely rich and harshly...

    Pakistan, R. K. Narayan 1199  Words | 3  Pages

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    Leonard Jay R. Demerin Mr. John Connor History 30 March 2013 Introduction about the Author of the Book Review Khaled Al-Quzahy, author of the Book review with the title, “A critical Analysis and Reading of Guest of the Sheik: An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village.” Al-Quzahy has wide range of research interest such as cultural studies, cultural theory, journalism and 8 more posted in the Academic.edu page for authors. His critical analysis was included in Academia.edu. Academia.edu...

    Anthropology, Arabic language, Black-and-white films 1712  Words | 5  Pages

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    BOOK REVIEW FREEDOM IS NOT FREE BY SHIV KHERA Submitted by: Particulars of the Book Title in full : Freedom is Not Free Written by : Shiv Khera Publisher : Macmillan India Ltd Price : Rs 295 Pages : 223 pages Aim 1. To review the book “FREEDOM IS NOT FREE “by Shiv Khera. About...

    Bestseller, GlaxoSmithKline, Governance 811  Words | 3  Pages

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    Preface and Acknowledgement The present work "An intensive study on the course book “NEW DIRECTIONS” is an indispensable part of my practicum as well as a golden opportunity to gain practical knowledge and experience. It is an academic activity to be undertaken by the students of M.Ed. second year while conducting their student Teaching. I got an opportunity to go deeply through the course book of B. Ed first year book entitle new directions during my practice teaching at Sukuna Multiple Campus Indrapur...

    Chegg, Critical thinking, Education 1468  Words | 6  Pages

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    what went on during his time as leader. This is also discussed in our book with details. He though gave greater detail of things that happened and greater depth and research of explanation. His book helps with understanding how the country was built. Compared to our book that we read and understand his book is one to refer to if you are interested in greater detail on certain topics at hand. 4. Strengths and Weaknesses This book helps bring about a better clear and understanding to topics that not...

    Brooklyn Bridge, David McCullough, John Adams 812  Words | 3  Pages

  • Book Review

     Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament (Book Review) Ernest Whittaker OBST 515-B07 LUO September 19, 2013 1 Introduction The bible in its entirety is full of information about the character and works of Jesus. However, to the average Christian the New Testament alone tells the story entire of Jesus and this is what is used to describe his life and works. The average Christian fails,...

    Bible, Gospel, Gospel of John 2307  Words | 7  Pages

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    “Hope Against Hope” (Sherman 32): The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Book Review Sherman Alexie was born in October 1966, and lived on the Spokane Indian Reservation in Wellpinit, WA. In addition, he was born hydrocephalic, which means too much water on the brain, Alexie had a brain operation at the age of six months and was not expected to survive. However, he beat the odds, and suffered severe side effects, such as seizures, throughout his childhood. As a teenager, he found his...

    Basketball, Gonzaga University, High school 1507  Words | 4  Pages

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    Practical Book Review: Why Don’t We Listen Better? Patty Smith Liberty University SUMMARY! Petersen breaks down the communication process in five parts. These areas come are separate and work together in different ways. Petersen breaks down the communication process so it easy to understand. Flat brain theory of emotions tells of how the mind and emotions interact (Petersen, 2007). Pictures are provided to provide visual perspective of where the logic is. The stomach represents feelings...

    Brain, Communication, Hearing 1167  Words | 3  Pages

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    BOOK REVIEW THE THIRD SEX AND THE HUMAN RIGHTS By Rajesh Talwar The third sex and the human rights as the name suggests throws light on the plight of the third sex. In this book, Rajesh Talwar talks about not only the socio economic plight of the third sex but also discusses various problems faced by this community while struggling for their political and human rights at the international level. Many of us would be perplexed about the usage of terms like eunuchs/ transgender/...

    Gender, Human rights, India 1143  Words | 4  Pages

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    MIND HUNTER: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit By: John Douglas and co-author, Mark Olshaker In the book Mind Hunter, author, John Douglas introduces how the National Academy of the FBI provides learning, education, and techniques throughout relationships with Local, State, and Federal police officers. Douglas being a former FBI agent from the FBI headquarters at Quantico, VA, describes how he and a team of FBI agents formed the Investigative Support Unit, formerly known as the Behavioral...

    Capital punishment, Crime, Criminal justice 1677  Words | 5  Pages

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    The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People GARCIA, MAYELLA T. BSBA-MM 3-1 BOOK REVIEW IN HISTORY I. TITLE The seven habits of highly effective people. II. AUTHOR Stephen Covey Stephen Richards Covey (October 24, 1932 – July 16, 2012) was an American educator, author, businessman, and keynote speaker. His most popular book was The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. His other books include First Things First, Principle-Centered Leadership, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective...

    Effectiveness, First Things First, Habit 757  Words | 3  Pages

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    Mohamed Faal II Understanding Cultures Book Review 11/18/13 The heavier the burden, the closer our lives come to the earth, the more real and truthful they become. Conversely, the absolute absence of a burden causes man to be lighter than air, to soar into the heights, take leave of the earth and his earthly being, and become only half real, his movements as free as they are insignificant. What then shall we choose? Weight or lightness? (Bashkow, 64). Ira Bashkow brilliantly captures what...

    Culture, Earth, Ethics 977  Words | 3  Pages

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    A book review on: Sirish ko phool (The blue mimosa) This beautiful novel was written by one of the most talented lady in the Nepali literature sector, we all know her as Parijat. This book was published by Sanjha prakashan, in 2068 B.S., this novel was also awarded with ‘Madan Puraskar’ in 2022 B.S. This story is basically about a person named Suyog, who was a former soldier in the British-Gurkha Army and had fought in the Second World War; he had retired after the war was over and now maintained...

    Emotion, Feeling, Guilt 1374  Words | 4  Pages

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    Generation. New York: Vintage Books, 2000. Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation is a book about the American revolutionary generation, but as Ellis puts it a more modern way so that everyone can understand. This book includes information about our founding fathers and stories that some had no idea about; it also gives you some details about the politics going on during the time period but still indicates specific people in history. Ellis has the time frame of this book from right around when...

    Aaron Burr, Alexander Hamilton, American Revolutionary War 1078  Words | 3  Pages

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    going to catch up on my reading list, I've fallen way behind schedule. Haha! Anyway, one of my courses this semester was PI 100 or the "Rizal" course. As one of our final requirements, we were required to submit an essay on Ambeth Ocampo's renowned book Rizal Without the Overcoat. Here's what I wrote (crammed might be a better word choice) Heh heh:  My Perception of Jose Rizal and Ambeth Ocampo’s Rizal Without the Overcoat  Of all the things I have learned in our humble university, none of it...

    Ambeth Ocampo, Andrés Bonifacio, Hero 2773  Words | 7  Pages

  • Animal Farm's Book Review

    Animal Farm I don’t know if this is truly a review for this book, a major reason may be that most of the people pass out of high school having read a book and written a book report too sometimes; thanks to our education system, somehow I skipped that complete episode. At this age, if I write a book review, it wouldn’t be fair; on the internet there is no shortage of different reviews. One more additional review is not going to make any difference; the difference lies in how and what lessons can...

    Animal Farm, Communism, George Orwell 952  Words | 3  Pages

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    Gagandeep Singh Book Review A thesis can be defined as something an author tries to prove to their audience. A History of the World in Six Glasses by Tom Standage provides a very brilliant thesis. Tom Standage’s thesis is to inform the audience reading the book about the six vital drinks that helped make up history. He explains this by showing how the drink influenced major events around the globe. He begins with beer which the oldest from the six drinks and ends with the youngest drink Coca-Cola...

    Alcoholic beverage, Coffee, Cold War 1722  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Most They Ever Had Book Review

    Cory W. Smith Mrs. Huskinsson English 101 18 November 2012 Book Review: The Most They Ever Had The Most They Ever Had is a story of suffering, hard work, and sacrifice. It is a collaboration of interviews conducted on the textile workers of the Profile cotton mill in Jacksonville, Alabama. The author of the book, Rick Bragg, compiles the stories of these people because he is one of them. He was raised in Jacksonville, Alabama. His older brother, Sam, worked at the mill. Bragg wrote this story...

    A Story, Cotton mill, Employment 967  Words | 3  Pages

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    Thatcher Ulrich, Good Wives Image and Reality in the Lives of Women in Northern New England 1650-1750 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1983) The novel Good Wives is a study of the many roles women play in Northern New England from 1650-1750. The book is split into three sections; all named after biblical females who portrayed idealized feminine traits within New England society. The first part is named Bathsheba, which shows and explains the responsibilities and possibilities women had as a housewife...

    Connecticut, Gender, Husband 1046  Words | 3  Pages

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    sleep with. She explains that it did not matter what you looked like, if you were a female all men wanted to have sex with you. In Janet Maslin’s review on the memoir she claims that she believes that it was Michael E. Staub, a contributer to the memoir, who had the idea to start the book off this way. Her reasoning being that she thinks that William’s, “...book is better than that,” and that, “She is, too.” (Maslin, Janet). It is also possible that this surprising introduction is Williams’ way of expressing...

    2003 invasion of Iraq, Female, Gender 1452  Words | 4  Pages

  • Book Review

     Book Review: Frankenstein Instructor: Brian T. Crumley HIS 162 Alvin Barnes 15 February 2015 In this modern era, it is very easy to get lost in the recent advances in motion picture special effects. The introductions of computer graphic imagery and green screens helped movie studios globally to create exciting and eye appealing productions. In prior years, a movie encouraged more writers to focusing on complex characters, dynamic and tightly woven story plots. The 1931...

    Film, Frankenstein, Gothic fiction 1258  Words | 5  Pages

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    acquiring that success requires hard work, perseverance, and dedication. Yet it is often difficult to maintain the continual motivation needed to overcome the frequent obstacles and setbacks that litter the road to success. C.P Neck’s and C. Manz’s book, Mastering Self-Leadership: Empowering Yourself for Personal Excellence, explores strategies and tools to strengthen the key attribute that provides sustenance for an individual’s motivation, self-leadership. The tools encompass ideas such as world-altering...

    Brain stimulation reward, Motivation, Reward system 1541  Words | 4  Pages

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    formative years when one is in school. In her book, Queen Bees and Wannabes, Wiseman discusses these very issues, such as friendship, its importance and benefits, and more importantly, dealing with bullies and mean girls. Not only is this book helpful to teenage girls, but it is specifically geared towards parents and provides them with a plethora of helpful strategies on how to deal with their daughters and enhance their social lives. Each chapter in this book is divided into several sections. They all...

    Abuse, Adolescence, Bullying 1716  Words | 6  Pages

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    Right from the first page of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" (or "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" for those reading in the UK) Rowling proves that she knows a thing or two about the kind of magic that brings stories to life. The book starts with Harry as an infant, the child of a wizard and witch. He is suddenly left orphaned after an attack by the evil and powerful wizard Lord Voldemort, a villain so evil that most wizards and witches refer to him as "You-Know-Who". Mysteriously...

    Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 1972  Words | 5  Pages

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    process of decolonization, bred by the dominant concept of the nation-state and sovereignty as the right to self determination and the sanctity of borders. The book Kashmir: New voices, New approaches, is the product of international peace Academy. It is the compilation of various research articles by 14 different scholars. The book is edited by Waheguru Pal Singh Sidhu, Cyrus Samii and Bushra Asif. Waheguru Pal Singh Sidhu is on the faculty of the Geneva Centre for Security Policy. He is coeditor...

    Azad Kashmir, Indo-Pakistani War of 1965, Kargil War 1174  Words | 3  Pages

  • Book Review

    The book, Honor and the American Dream: Culture and Identity in a Chicano Community, and the film, Salt of the Earth, both relay to their audience, the pursuit of happiness within the Chicano community in which they live. These works aim to show how Mexican-American immigrants fight to keep both their honor and value systems alive in the United States of America, a country which is foreign to their traditions. The Mexican-Americans encountered in these works fight for their culture of honor in...

    American culture, Chicano, Discrimination 1052  Words | 3  Pages

  • THE ROOM ON THE ROOF

     THE ROOM ON THE ROOF This summer vacation visit your childhood days again. Simply delve into the worlds of Rusty and his gang of friends in the famous Rusty series penned by our very own, lovable-Ruskin Bond. The first in this series is ‘The Room On The Roof‘ which Bond himself wrote when he was only 17 years old. It was the story that got him fame and won him the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize. While the entire series is promoted as predominantly children fiction, anyone can read the...

    1997 albums, A Story, Adolescence 672  Words | 5  Pages

  • Book Review

    communicate with each other and act like humans. Animal farm is a book concerned about the politics of leadership and the rise of fall of great leaders; also the events surrounding the Animal Farm are mirrored to the events that took place during the Russian Revolution. There is also a relevance and resemblance of the occurrences in the book with the operations of a business and business communication. Within the content of the book, there were many parallels identified that existed with business...

    Animal Farm, Communication, Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood 1863  Words | 5  Pages

  • Book Review: Persepolis

    Book Review of Persepolis The Author of the novel, Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood, is Marjane Satrapi. The theme in Persepolis is to be aware of where you came from and the history of your family and also the culture that you live by. The subject is linked to the title of the book because; the word Persepolis is a noun, it means an ancient city, the subject to this novel is about how modern day people want to change the traditions of their older culture. The genre is a graphic novel, which...

    Culture, Fiction, Graphic novel 997  Words | 3  Pages

  • Alice In Wonderland Book Review

    Alice in Wonderland – Book Review Alice and Wonderland is a novel written by a man named Lewis Carroll (real name Charles Lutwidge Dodgson). It tells the story of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into this fantasy ‘wonderland’. This novel tells us about Alice’s weird and wonderful adventures down the rabbit hole and the unusual characters she encounters. She follows a white rabbit that was talking to himself, wearing a waistcoat and had a pocket watch, down the rabbit hole. She...

    Alice in Wonderland, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Cheshire Cat 1213  Words | 2  Pages

  • Junkyard Wonders Book Review

    Lacy Cavanaugh Concordia University EDAD 5351 Dr. Laura Wilson July 12, 2011 The Junkyard Wonders * Book Review of The Junkyard Wonders By Patricia Polacco. This book was published in 2010 and is 46 pages in length. I chose this book by looking for a story of differences and how the characters were able to embrace their differences and grow from them. * I think that this book is very relevant to the course because it tells a story of a child who was put in a “special” class referred...

    Certified teacher, Education, History of education 917  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Metamorphosis: Book Review

    Priscilla Pittman ENG 262 Book Review 25 Tuesday 2012 The Metamorphosis Imagine yourself awakening to find that you simply aren’t; aren’t yourself that is. Such a situation happened to Gregory Samsa when he woke from uneasy dreams one morning to find himself changed into a giant bug. The story of Gregory’s misfortune begins with a climax, the transformation from human to insect and then slowly descends from there to Gregory’s ultimate death. The author, Franz Kafka, born in Prague grew...

    Franz Kafka, Gregor Samsa, Kafkaesque 871  Words | 3  Pages

  • book review on enduring love

    Book review: Enduring love, by Ian McEwen Plot: The basic story line to the book is all about a man who experiences a ballooning accident where he and a group of other guys try to pull down a balloon that has a boy in, which is the captain of the air balloons grandson...so they are all holding it down trying to get the kid out but a strong gust of wind blows the balloon up and the four guys still holding on are pulled up with it but before it gets too high three of the four jump off to safety...

    Accident, Antagonist, Hot air balloon 1293  Words | 4  Pages

  • 4mat Book Review

    4-MAT Book Review: Susan A. Wheelan Knox Capre Liberty University APA Formatting Abstract Creating Effective Teams: a Guide for Members and Leaders is a book by Wheelan (2013) designed to do as the title states; guiding members and leaders to create effective teams. Wheelan (2013) begins the book by highlighting the reasons that groups are important. Wheelan (2013) states that throughout history, “Groups have played a major role in both the survival of human beings and the development of...

    Goal, Leadership, Management 1461  Words | 4  Pages

  • Book Review "Mr. China"

    International Business Management Freddie Garcia December 3, 2005 Book Review: "Mr. China" This book was written by Tim Clissold. "Mr. China" tells the story of one entrepreneurs encounters with the Chinese government and other foreign investors during the 1990's. China was in the midst of a transformation from a closed society to opening its borders to big business. Like every crafty entrepreneur at the time he is involved with the "gold rush" to conquer this new market. The main character...

    Capital accumulation, China, Communism 769  Words | 3  Pages

  • Book Review - Homeless Bird

    Book Review written by Jaya Tripathi Homeless Bird by Gloria Whelan Homeless Bird is the story of a young Indian village girl who overcomes adversity and extreme hardship to ultimately live a full and happy life on her own terms. I first heard about this book when a parent expressed his concern about the (in)appropriateness of its selection as required text for 5th graders in a public school in the United States. The book was chosen, he was told, to educate the students about India. So...

    Allahabad, Family, Ganges 1508  Words | 5  Pages

  • Book Review of Missionary Methods

    Introduction to the Book The book being discussed is Roland Allen’s Missionary Methods: St. Paul’s or Ours? Allen was an Anglican minister who worked as a missionary in China between the years of 1895 and 1903 and eventually moved his work to Easy Africa. His experience on the foreign mission field developed a keen sense of the Holy Spirit’s place in the ministry of the missionary and his book reflects a desire to awaken others to the same understanding of the Spirit. Summary of the Book The overall...

    Apostle, Christianity, Gospel 1056  Words | 4  Pages

  • Fee and Stuart Book Review

     Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth A Book Review Submitted to Dr. Steve Waechter By Howard Byrd October 6, 2010 In their work How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth, Gordon Fee and Douglas Stewart provide a hermeneutical roadmap for the laymen and a valuable interpretive tool for the serious bible student. The authors believe a breakdown of the Holy Scripture by genre and the use of...

    Bible, Christian terms, Christianity 1731  Words | 7  Pages

  • Room on the Roof Summary

    - - - The characters - - -  -- Rusty : The book revolves around his thoughts, his feelings.It is based on the blooming of his character from a meek , dependent kid to an independent , strong boy.  The poetic thoughts about his surroundings , his positive and strong attitude in all the dark sides of his experiences , his feelings and his friendship are all well explored.His happiness lies in the freedom he has been blessed with by running away and that happiness accompanies him in all his problems...

    Friendship, Interpersonal relationship, Landour 606  Words | 2  Pages

  • Book Review on the Catcher in the Rye

    Abhilasha Thapa The Catcher in the Rye J. D. Salinger BOOK REVIEW The Catcher in the Rye is an exhilarating and gripping work of fiction subject to a lot of controversy. Published in 1951, The Catcher in the Rye is a first person narrative and its genre is Bildungsroman: a novel relating to personal development or spiritual bond. The book was written by Jerome David Salinger who was born in a wealthy family and spent his early life being transferred between various preparatory schools. He...

    Adolescence, I'm Crazy, J. D. Salinger 1291  Words | 3  Pages

  • Review on presentation Zen Book

    A review based on the book entitled Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds The book is all about how to approach presentation design as a visual aid rather than a document. Rather than do a review of the book, on how presentation developers might apply some of the rules. Presentation Zen was the book that bridged the gap and helped me understand that PowerPoint (or any visual aid for that matter) shouldn't be a means of present lots of information, but rather...

    Advertising, Communication, Communication design 1907  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Visionary Girls Book review

    written many books, but in 1973 she wrote “The Visionary Girls: Witchcraft in Salem Village.” However, many years later after her last publication, Starkey passed away on December 18th in 1991. Starkey’s book “The Visionary Girls: Witchcraft in Salem Village” mainly deals with telling the events about all the “madness” that happened to the girls in Salem Village during the Salem Witch Trials in chronological order. The theme of the story is witchcraft. Starkey wrote this book in the narrative...

    Danvers, Massachusetts, Guggenheim Fellowship, Magic 1514  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Catcher in the rye book review

    among adolescent readers. Main character is Holden Caulfield, the 17 year old boy who planned on being a catcher in the rye. His intended audience are adolescents or students which this story mostly implies. Something unique and interesting in this book is that J.D Salinger wrote this novel through his own experiences, meaning this is almost the same one written in his autobiography during his teenage life. The success of the said novel led to public attention and scrutiny: Salinger became reclusive...

    Adolescence, Franny and Zooey, J. D. Salinger 1085  Words | 3  Pages

  • Goree Island Book Review

    Review: Goree Island: Island of No Return, Saga of the Signares by Richard Harrison Goree. Gold Leaf Press, Mt. Clemens, MI. 1996. Often times a search for family history can lead to confusing twists and turns or shocking revelations. In the case of Richard Goree, the search for his family’s past led to a novel with much important knowledge for the rest of the world. Goree Island is a story revealing the importance of signares in economic success during the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and colonial...

    Africa, African slave trade, Arab slave trade 830  Words | 3  Pages

  • Laws of Leadership: Book Review

    Believers ELMER TOWNS A BOOK REVIEW PRESENTED TO PROFESSOR BARBER BHC IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENTS OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR LAWS OF LEADERSHIP LS 283 SUBMITTED BY FELICIA MCDOW November 4, 2011 Towns, Elmer. The 8 Laws of Leadership: Making Extraordinary Leadrs out of Ordinary Believers. Lynchburg, VA: Church Growth Institure, 1992. 115 Pp. This review will attempt to expound on The 8 Laws of Leadership written by Dr. Elmer Towns. Towns presents this book as an effort to equip leaders...

    Fiedler contingency model, Law, Leadership 1658  Words | 5  Pages

  • Blink - Book Review

    Institute Managing Human Behaviour Assignment Blink by Malcolm Gladwell A book review by Narendran Santhanam (G10031) Contents Introduction 3 A brief summary 3 Evaluation 5 Conclusion 5 Introduction “Blink” by Malcolm Gladwell is a book about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant – in the blink of an eye – that actually aren’t as simple as they seem. The book deals with the smallest components of our everyday lives—the content and origin...

    Blink, Cognition, Decision making 1605  Words | 5  Pages

  • Hamilton's Curse Book Review

    Book Review: Hamilton’s Curse: How Jefferson’s Arch Enemy Betrayed the American Revolution- and what it means for America Today What kind of country is the United States of America? Is it really the land of the free or are the Americans controlled by an imperial presidency? Is America peaceful and prosperous? Is it possible to identify the source of America’s economic problems? Some people have a clear picture of how things really are; while others are never able to see the entire scope of...

    Alexander Hamilton, Federal government of the United States, President of the United States 1464  Words | 4  Pages

  • How to Write a Book Review

    Writing Resources Writing a Book Review View in PFD Format A critical book review is a thoughtful discussion of a text's contents, strengths, and limitations. A book review should reflect your capacity to read critically and to evaluate an author's arguments and evidence. Compose your review as you would any essay, with an argument supported by evidence, and a clear, logical structure. Initial Steps: 1. Read the book carefully, taking notes on material that you think may be relevant...

    Argument, Critical thinking, Literary criticism 638  Words | 3  Pages

  • How to Write Book Review

    How to write a book review Perhaps the best way to offer guidelines on how to write a book review is to give you an example of the kind of instructions and guidelines we (i.e. the academic staff) would be given by journals who invite us to review books for them. So, here are the instructions given to authors by the ‘Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders’. “A book review should be an objective and tactful evaluation of a book. The review should offer logic and fact in support of its evaluations...

    Autism, Cognitive science, Empathy 1964  Words | 5  Pages

  • Book Review Gulliver's Travels

    ENGLISH PROJECT WORK SESSION- 2013-14 A REVIEW OF A NOVEL BY- JONATHAN SWIFT PREPARED BY: - GUIDED BY:- V.SAI SUBHANKAR MRS PADMAKSHI ROLL NO: – 36 BEHERA CLASS- VIII-‘B’ TGT ENGLISH DETAILS OF THE BOOK TITLE: - Gulliver’s Travels AUTHOR: - Jonathan Swift ORIGINAL TITTLE: - Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World, in Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of several Ships ...

    Brobdingnag, Gulliver's Travels, Houyhnhnm 1911  Words | 6  Pages

  • Hollow Hope book review

    Eng 316 Book Review The Hollow Hope as a Pioneer in Political Science Research Many books pioneer certain ways of analyzing topics, yet it is very rare that a first attempt can demonstrate such a great amount of success. Gerald Rosenberg’s (1991) Hollow Hope is such a book. Since the early 1950s, political scientists taking a political or procedural approach to the study of law and courts had asked, according to Jack Peltason (2000): “What happens after the lawsuit is over?” Rather than...

    Appeal, Court, Harvard Law Review 1506  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Gladiators Book Review

    The Gladiators by Fik Meijer Book Review Everyone knows or has an idea on what a gladiator is. Many people get their perspectives of a gladiator from mainly get their information from movies and shows. In the book The Gladiators, by Fik Meijer, he goes in depth from the beginning of gladiators to how it gradually disappeared in the Roman empire. Meijer describes this bloodthirsty sport very well and provides great information on every aspect of the sport. His facts are backed up with a lot of...

    Colosseum, Commodus, Gladiator 1239  Words | 3  Pages

  • Celia, a Slave Book Review

    Book Review #2 How History Exposes the System By: Nicholas McGee (w1073395) History 320 Fall 2012 How History Exposes the System A significant portion of African-American history in the western new age democracy of the Americas over the past four hundred years is a reminiscence of stories from the years when African-Americans were used as slaves on the plantations or farms of affluent, white farmers. One intriguing story of slavery and the struggles with it was written by a guy named Melton...

    American Civil War, Black people, Dred Scott v. Sandford 1138  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Kite Runner (Book Review)

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    Afghanistan, Fighter kite, Hazara people 2256  Words | 6  Pages

  • Rooms and Main Office

    door was two building. The main office and Storage room. In the main office there were office TA’s. Needed for the transportation of new books. They would transport the books on Carts. They went to the library. From there they go to Class Rooms. As the toru went on I was getting hungry. Turns out they have snack bars all over the school. They even have a place to sit down and eat. Its a building with no walls. Just pillars to support the roof. All this one the very foundation of the school. ...

    Bebe Neuwirth, Elijah Wood, Ox 957  Words | 3  Pages

  • Qualities of a Book Review

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    A Great Way to Care, Book report, Book review 1050  Words | 4  Pages

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