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The Elephant’s Journey- Book Review

Personal classification: 4/5 stars   Author: José Saramago   Published on: September 8th 2010   Synopsis:In 1551, King João III of Portugal gave Archduke Maximilian an unusual wedding present: an elephant named Solomon. The elephant’s journey from Lisbon to Vienna was witnessed and remarked upon by scholars, historians, and ordinary people. Out of this material, José…… Continue reading The Elephant’s Journey- Book Review

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The Coven- Book Review

Personal classification: 2.5/ 5 stars   Release date: Otober 5th 2017 Genre: General Fiction (Adult), Mystery, Thriller   Synopsis: They say the girls were witches. But Beatrice Scarlet, the apothecary’s daughter, is sure they were innocent victims… London, 1758: Beatrice Scarlet, the apothecary’s daughter, has found a position at St Mary Magdalene’s Refuge for fallen…… Continue reading The Coven- Book Review

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Contos e outros escritos – Anne Frank

Translated title: Tales from the Secret Annex   Personal classification: ★★★★✩   Synopsis: Hiding from the Nazis in the “Secret Annexe”  of an old office building in Amsterdam, a  thirteen-year-old girl named Anne Frank became a writer.  The now famous diary of her private life and  thoughts reveals only part of Anne’s story, however.  This book completes the portrait of this remarkable  and…… Continue reading Contos e outros escritos – Anne Frank