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Callista

Callista

Death. Everlasting life. A reality that modern culture has almost completely lost. Yet, Saint John Henry Newman evoked this theme in his novel, Callista in an excellent and most beautiful way. Undoubtedly it is important how we live, but it’s…
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Robinson Crusoe

Robinson Crusoe

As most of the teenagers nowadays, Robinson rebelled against his parents and run away from home. He never learned from his past mistakes and continued to venture into dangerous journeys: after being enslaved by a Moor, the “prodigal son” escapes,…
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Typhoon

Typhoon

Though he learned to write in English just in his twenties, Joseph Korzeniowski Conrad succeeded to create some of the most wonderful novels written in Shakespeare’s language. When you read any of his stories, the only thing you cannot say…
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The Aeneid

The Aeneid

The Aeneid is the very first major literary work that proves the immense influence of Homer’s poem The Iliad. Virgil, its Latin author, wanted his whole life to become – literary and especially aesthetically – a faithful disciple of the blind Greek…
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A Study in Scarlet

A Study in Scarlet

A Study in Scarlet is the first published story in the famous series dedicated to the detective Sherlock Holmes. Dr. Watson, who has just returned from a war in Afghanistan, meets Sherlock Holmes when they become roommates at the famous…
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The Iliad

The Iliad

There is no literary work which reflects better than The Iliad both the greatness and the desolation of war. Depicted with a large dose of narrative talent (of the same level – if not superior – as the talent of any…
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