• My Antonia Summary
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  • Novel Fight Club
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  • Summary of Midnight's Children by Salamn Rushdie
    Plot Overview Saleem Sinai, the narrator of Midnight’s Children, opens the novel by explaining that he was born on midnight, August 15, 1947, at the exact moment India gained its independence from British rule. Now nearing his thirty-first birthday, Saleem believes that his body is beginning to
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  • A Horse and Two Goats: Detailed Summary
    A Horse and Two Goats Detailed Summary "A Horse and Two Goats" is the story of a comical and fateful meeting between two men, neither of who speak each other's language. Muni and his wife live in poverty in a remote village in India called Kritam. In his prosperous days, before pestilence too
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  • Good Novel Writing
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  • Old Magic, Novel Report
    Introduction ~ The book Old Magic was written my Marianne Curley, in 2002 and published by Simon Pulse and Reissue Edition. ~ Marianne Curley was born the 20th of May, 1959 and is the youngest of four siblings. She grew up in Windsor, New South Wales, Australia. Australian author of young fiction
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  • In the Time of the Butterflies Chapters 5-8 Summary and Analysis
    In the time of the butterflies summary chapters 5-8 Chapter 5 Back in the present (1994), Dede considers how Fela, their longtime servant, thinks that she is possessed by the spirits of the dead Mirabal sisters. She had accidentally come across Fela's shrine to the girls one Friday in the shed
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  • Style and Techniques in the Novel Namesake
    Working Paper No. 18 Struggle to Acculturate in the Namesake: A Comment on Jhumpa Lahiri's Work as Diaspora Literature! Mahesh Bharatkumar Bhatt GJ!jarat Arts &Science College, Ellisbridge, Ahmedabad Abstract The aim of the paper is to bringforth the wqy in which Jhllmpa Lahiri, a Plllitzer p
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  • English Novel
    The greatest sinner ever a novel by Eric Mellema translator Dutch English: Maria-Bonita Kapitany free e-book in html © 2006 Eric Mellema all rights reserved www.nostredame.info 1 Thanks to: Maria-Bonita Kapitany Jack van Mildert Liesbeth Gijsbers Moene Seuntjens Marleen van Haeren
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  • Jane Eyre Chapter Summary
     Jane Eyre Summary Chapter 1: Novel begins with first person narration from the main character Jane Eyre who is a child in the scene. The scene is set at Gateshed, the home of the wealthy Reed Family who Jane (being orphaned) lives with. The scene is set on a bleak November afternoon...
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