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King's Cujo

30 Oct 2021 4 minute read 0 comments The Archivist

(The Library: Book Review) Castle Rock, Maine, USA is the location where Cujo, the St-Bernard dog, goes rabid after being bit by a bat. Published in 1981, Stephen King wrote this at the height of his alcoholism. I am reviewing this book but this revi...

The Théâtre des Vampires

21 Oct 2021 15 minute read 0 comments The Archivist

(The Library: Book Series Review) In "Le Théâtre des Vampires", the creatures of the night pretend to be humans, so they can act as vampires. "How avant-garde" would remark Claudia in her sophisticated manners. It is only through this lie that vampi...

1984 [Part 1] - Newspeak

15 Oct 2021 4 minute read 0 comments PiiJr36

“the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought” (p. 52)   Some governments are able to function by dividing itself into sections. In the United States of America, these are the executive, legislative, and judicial branches that attempt...

Book Review of "Christ The Lord Out of Egypt" by Anne Rice.

5 Sep 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Namsu

Click the picture to watch the video review. Check out my Book Review related blog: https://book-reviews-by-namsu.blogspot.com   Buy the book here: https://amzn.to/2QTZNTk Second book in this series is called: Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana - ht...

1984 [Part 1] - Victory Lunch

3 Sep 2021 4 minute read 0 comments PiiJr36

"..food with its strange evil tastes.." (p. 60)   Visit any first-world market or grocery store and you would find that the shelves are usually stocked with an abundant selection of consumables. Finding something to eat in the first-world isn't much...

Book Review: Start-Up Nation by Dan Senor and Saul Singer

27 Aug 2021 2 minute read 0 comments b_eleven

Book Review: Start-Up Nation by Dan Senor and Saul Singer     Published in 2009, the book outlines the hypothesized variables that contribute to the current "phenomena" of Israel's status as a Start-Up nation (in fact a leading Start-Up nation). Qui...

Military History Book Review: From Kites to Cold War by Tyler Morton

25 Aug 2021 2 minute read 0 comments b_eleven

From Kites to Cold War by Tyler Morton   When we watch movies nowadays, we do not bat an eyelash at the wild capabilities of the intelligence community. Satellites, drones, aircraft, and the ability to listen, track, and kill the enemy is a given. B...

Words of Herbert, Eyes of Heisenberg

22 Aug 2021 6 minute read 0 comments The Archivist

(The Library: Book Review)  Immortality and god-like powers over the masses of cyborgs. Genetic manipulation, planned and forced sterilisation of the lower castes of the population. These concepts, and many others, are explored in this interesting...

1984 [Part 1] - Telescreen

19 Aug 2021 6 minute read 0 comments PiiJr36

Long before American Edward Snowden informed people that their government was spying on the public via their electronic devices; Orwell thought of it first with the infamous telescreen. Imagine a flat screen TV that's flushed against the wall and loo...

They Both Die At The End

8 Aug 2021 4 minute read 0 comments Namsu

Published: 5, September 2017 Author: Adam Silvera Genres: Science Fiction, Young Adult, Humor, DramaI was not interested in reading a book with this kind of title, where you can see the ending without reading a word of it. But someone told me about t...