Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides Review

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I’ve always had an aversion to Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides. I never understood why it was so universally acclaimed by everyone I spoke to. The main plot is about two siblings that get married and have a child, who then goes on to marry his first cousin, who then has a child that is a … Read more

Frank Herbert’s Dune Explained and Reviewed

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In this article, I’ll explain some of the core symbols and ideas of Frank Herbert’s Dune as I see it. The Review Well, the plane trip across the country allowed me the time needed to read most of Dune. I’ll start out by saying that this book was very challenging for me at first. Dune … Read more

Gravity’s Rainbow: Guide, Analysis, Review?

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I finished Gravity’s Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon today. It was part of my “Gravity’s Rainbow Challenge” to read the novel in under two months (I could have included it in my Year of Giant Novels). I wasn’t sure I wanted to do a post on it, but I felt that it is too major not … Read more