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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde: the battlefield within

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde My rating: 4 of 5 stars One hundred twenty-four years after its original publication, this poetic tragedy still effervesces with cynical epigrams and thought-provoking ideas. I remember being curious about this book … Continue reading

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Aeschylus | Sophocles | Euripides | Aristophanes

Aeschylus | Sophocles | Euripides | Aristophanes by Aeschylus My rating: 4 of 5 stars Here we have a striking instance of the weakness of the star-rating system—a system that I ordinarily have no problems with. For I believe it … Continue reading

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