#DailyBookQuote 07May14 : Charles Dickens The Pickwick Papers
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#DailyBookQuote 07May14 : Charles Dickens The Pickwick Papers

#DailyBookQuote : 7th May 2014 –          Charles Dickens (February 1812 – June 12, 1870) –          The Pickwick Papers Few first novels have created as much popular excitement as The Pickwick Papers, a comic masterpiece that catapulted its 24 year old author to immediate fame. Readers were captivated by the adventures of the poet Snodgrass, the … Continue reading

DailyBookQuote 28Dec13 :  Giovanni Boccaccio’s The Decameron
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DailyBookQuote 28Dec13 : Giovanni Boccaccio’s The Decameron

#DailyBookQuote : 28th December 2013   –          Giovanni Boccaccio (~ December 13, 1375) –          Giovanni Boccaccio’s The Decameron The Decameron (c.1351) is an entertaining series of one hundred stories written in the wake of the Black Death. The stories are told in a country villa outside the city of Florence by ten young noble men … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 07Dec13 : Arthur C Clarke’s Childhood’s End
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#DailyBookQuote 07Dec13 : Arthur C Clarke’s Childhood’s End

 #DailyBookQuote : 7th December 2013 –          Arthur C Clarke (December 16, 1917 – March 18, 2008) –          Arthur C Clarke’s Childhood’s End Without warning, giant silver ships from deep space appear in the skies above every major city on Earth. Manned by the Overlords, in fifty years, they eliminate ignorance, disease, and poverty. Then this … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 06Dec13 : Johann Wolfman Von Goethe’s The Sorrow of Young Werther
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#DailyBookQuote 06Dec13 : Johann Wolfman Von Goethe’s The Sorrow of Young Werther

#DailyBookQuote : 6th December 2013   –          Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (August 28, 1749 – March 22, 1832) –          Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe’s The Sorrows of Young Werther For more than two centuries the very title of this book has evoked the sensitivity of youth, the suffering of the artist, the idea of a hero … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 25Nov13 : Stephen Crane’s The Red Badge of Courage
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#DailyBookQuote 25Nov13 : Stephen Crane’s The Red Badge of Courage

#DailyBookQuote : 25th November 2013  –          Stephen Crane (Nov 1, 1871 – Jun 05, 1900) –          Stephen Crane’s The Red Badge of Courage Bored with farm life, and anxious for some excitement, Henry Fleming sets off to join the Union troops fighting the Civil War. An inexperienced fighter, he is anxious to get into battle … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 21Oct13 : Leon Oris’s Exodus
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#DailyBookQuote 21Oct13 : Leon Oris’s Exodus

#DailyBookQuote : 21st October 2013   –          Leon Uris (August 03, 1924 – June 21, 2003) –          Leon Uris’s Exodus Exodus is an international publishing phenomenon, the towering novel of the twentieth century’s most dramatic geopolitical event.  Leon Uris magnificently portrays the birth of a new nation in the midst of enemies, the beginning of … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 22Oct13 : Kurt Vonnegut’s The Sirens of Titan
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#DailyBookQuote 22Oct13 : Kurt Vonnegut’s The Sirens of Titan

#DailyBookQuote : 22nd October 2013   –          Kurt Vonnegut (November 11, 1922 – April 11, 2007) –          Kurt Vonnegut’s The Sirens of Titan The Sirens of Titan is an outrageous romp through space, time, and morality. The richest, most depraved man on Earth, Malachi Constant, is offered a chance to take a space journey to … Continue reading