Tag Archives: Must-Reads

Review #16 – Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne (1870)

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Review #9 – My Brief History by Stephen Hawking (2013)

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Review #5 – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (1997) by J.K. Rowling

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Just received The Limited Editions Club’s: A Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne (1966)

Received delivery of The Limited Editions Club’s A Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne, published in 1966. With an introduction by Isaac Isamaov and illustrated and signed by the great Edward A. Wilson. Printed for members of … Continue reading

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Rockwell Kent (1882 – 1971)

ou might have noticed that I am big fan of Rockwell Kent (1882 – 1971). Actually I justified joining the London based fine book publisher Folio Society to acquire their limited edition publication of Herman Melville’s Moby Dick, illustrated by Rockwell … Continue reading

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The Old Man and the Sea

Arrow; Paperback; 2004; ISBN: 9780099908401 Stamped by Shakespeare and Co. ♥ | ★★★★ “He was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in the Gulf Stream and he had gone eighty-four days now without taking a fish […] Everything … Continue reading

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Moby-Dick – The Folio Society

From the Folio Society page: Limited to 1,750 numbered copies. Each copy numbered by hand on a special limitation page Bound in leather, blocked in white and silver with a design based on one of Rockwell Kent’s illustrations. Set in … Continue reading

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A Classic: Treasure Island

[+]: A classic. A story of suspense and adventure that can be enjoyed by children and adults. [-]: Somewhat archaic language that might seem difficult at first for the modern reader, especially children. Fifteen men on the dead man’s chest … Continue reading

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