Review: Sweeney Todd: The String of Pearls

Aute23705757ur: James Malcolm Ryder & Thomas Peckett Prest
Titel: Sweeney Todd: The string of pearls
Genre: Literatuur, classics, mystery, horror
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 1846
Uitgeverij: Dover Publications
ISBN: 9780486797397
Aantal pagina’s: 304
Gelezen: oktober 2015

The inspiration for the long-running Broadway musical Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, this Victorian novel originally appeared in installments as one of the era’s popular penny dreadfuls. Readers and audiences remain spellbound by the tale of a murderous barber and baker who recycle their victims into meat pies.
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Review: Winnie the Pooh

Auteur: A.A.Winnie-the-Pooh Milne
Titel: Winnie -the-  Pooh
Genre: Classics, jeugdliteratuur, literatuur
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 1926
Uitgeverij: Egmont UK
ISBN: 9781405211161
Aantal pagina’s
: 146
Gelezen: Januari, 2016

A.A. Milne’s ‘Winnie-the-Pooh’ stories need no introduction. They have been loved by generations of children ever since Pooh, Christopher Robin, Piglet, Rabbit, Owl, Kanga and Roo, and Eeyore made their first appearance.

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Review: The wonderful wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Auteur: L. Frank Baum
Titel: The wonderful Wizard of Oz
Genre: Literatuur, classics
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 1900
Aantal bladzijden: 178
Gelezen: 10 – 13 januari

Swept away from her home in Kansas by a tornado, Dorothy and her dog Toto find themselves stranded in the fantastical Land of Oz. As instructed by the Good Witch of the North and the Munchkins, Dorothy sets off on the yellow brick road to try and find her way to the Emerald City and the Wizard of Oz, who can help her get home. With her companions the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion, Dorothy experiences an adventure full of friendship, magic and danger. A much-loved children’s classic, The Wizard of Oz continues to delight readers young and old with its enchanting tale of witches, flying monkeys and silver shoes.

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Review: Gullivers travels

Auteur: JonIMG_3276athan Swift
Titel: Gulliver’s Travels
Genre: Literatuur
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 1726
ISBN: 9781853260278
Aantal bladzijden: 249
Gelezen: 18 – 25 september

When Lemuel Gulliver sets off from London on a sea voyage, little does he know the many incredible misadventures awaiting. Shipwrecked at sea, nearly drowned, he washes ashore upon an exotic island called Liliput–where the people are only 6″ tall. Next he visits a land of incredible giants called the Brobdingnagians. They are more than 60′ tall. He travels to Lapauta, a city that floats in the city, & to Glubbdubdrib, the Island of Sorcerers. his final voyage brings him into contact with the Yahoos–a brutish race of subhumans–& an intelligently virtuous race of horse, the Houyhnhnms.

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Review: Frankenstein

801675Auteur: Mary Shelley
Titel: Frankenstein
Genre: Literatuur, classics
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 1818
ISBN: 9781853260230
Aantal bladzijden: 170
Gelezen: 18 – 24 april

“Begun when the author was only eighteen and conceived from a nightmare, Frankenstein is the deeply disturbing story of a monstrous creation which has terrified and chilled readers since its first publication in 1818. The novel has thus seared its way into the popular imagination while establishing itself as one of the pioneering works of modern science fiction”

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