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[Review] The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

Blurb:     Here are the stories and songs of Kipling’s first JUNGLE BOOK: tales of Mowgli and his Seeonee Wolf-Pack and, of course, Akela the wolf; of Bagheera, the panther; Kaa, the Rock Python; Baloo, the Bear; and so many others. They are the tales of Mowgli, the lost boy raised by wolves in the jungles of India, brought up on a diet of Jungle Law, loyalty, and fresh meat from the kill, and they have captivated children and adults alike for generations. There is no better place to learn the life of the wolf pack and the natural order — the natural justice — of life in the jungle. And who could ever forget Mowgli’s enemy, Shere Khan, the bragadocious Bengal tiger? To say nothing of Rikki-tikki-tavi, the mongoose? In this first volume, we learn how Mowgli came to be raised in the jungle, and how the wolves secured his safety. . . .

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[Review] The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

Blurb:     Oscar Wilde’s brilliant play makes fun of the English upper classes with light-hearted satire and dazzling humour. It is 1890’s England and two young gentlemen are being somewhat limited with the truth. To inject some excitement into their lives, Mr Worthing invents a brother, Earnest, as an excuse to leave his dull country life behind him to pursue the object of his desire, the ravishing Gwendolyn. Continue reading

Classics?

Kennt ihr das? Ihr hört von so vielen Büchern die man unbedingt mal gelesen haben muss! UNBEDINGT! Weil ansonsten hat man nie richtig erfahren, was ein wirklich gutes Buch ist! [/ironie aus]  *seufz* ich kenn da so einige Mitmenschen die einen insgeheim ein wenig belächeln Continue reading