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  • Triple Curtain Of Sebald Narrator Austerlitz
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    Beyond genre Austerlitz by WG Sebald trs Anthea Bell Penguin 6.99 For some reason, plausibility in fiction is becoming harder to sustain, or even achieve. The problem has got so bad that even Frank Skinner has noted it in his autobiography, saying something to the effect that when one reads a sentence such as: "Maria lit a cigarette" one is tempted to react by saying, "Oh no she didn't", and throwing the book away. This is not a problem with Sebald, and particularly with this novel, which may sa...
  • Program Mum
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    Clean Up Your Room! Short Story by: Laura Anne Gilman Ever get woken up by your mom or robot, and they want you to clean up your room right away. Well in this novel Laura Anne Gilman makes this come true. She has been an author / editor for quite some time. In this particular book she makes the setting in a house. In this house a robot named Mum (Maternal Uplink and Monitor) controls every thing. Clean Up Your Room! Even though it is a plain title it goes with the story. On one early morning the...
  • Science Fiction World
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    The Genre of Science Fiction Science Fiction has been interpreted by many in a wrong way. Most people feel that the author is just in love with the future. However this is not the truth in most science fiction novels. The majority of Science Fiction books are more about the horrors of the future. In Fahrenheit 451 the author Ray Bradbury makes an argument for societies need to consider that the outcomes of science fiction might become realities. The origin of science fiction '... evolved from th...
  • Second Book In Wilson's Trilogy On Murder
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    I am extremely indebted to both Colin Stanley's The Work of Colin Wilson and Howard F. Dossor's Colin Wilson: The Man and His Mind. This is a fairly comprehensive list of all of Colin Wilson's major works, although those seeking an impeccably complete reference should consult with Colin Stanley's book, and its recent supplement. I have also appended a list of his shorter fiction. Wilson has also penned literally hundreds of articles in newspapers and magazines, and he has provided introduction's...
  • Critical Survey Of Short Fiction
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    Whitney Richardson Library Scavenger Hunt Ninth Grade 13 September 2000 B. To find this I went to the reference section and look under the DLB's and saw Shakespearean Criticism. So then I found the pages about Julius Caesar and looked for the critics Brooke and Bloom. Brooke thought it was "a political play, asserting that it dramatizes the principal reasons why revolutions which are in the right do not always succeed against forms of government which are in the wrong". Bloom claims that althoug...
  • Whitley Strieber
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    Whitley Strieber is the author of many non-fiction bestsellers. His most famous books include: The Wolfe n, The Hunger, Night Church, War Day, Wolf of Shadow, Natures End, Cat Magic, Transformation, Majestic, Billy, The Wild, Unholy Fire, Forbidden Zone, Breakthrough: The Next Step, The Secret School, Evenings With Demons: Stories of Thirty Years, and Confirmation: The Hard Evidence. Whitley Strieber is best known for his autobiographical account of his experiences with strange visitors who came...
  • All Quiet On The Western Front Author
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    All Quiet On The Western Front Report All Quiet On The Western Front Report On Historical Fiction Name of Book: All Quiet on the Western Front Author: Erich Maria Remarque Publisher: Ballantine Books Date you started book: Date you completed book: 1. In what period of history did the story take place? The story told in All Quiet on the Western Front occurs during the two years just before the Armistice ended World War I in November 1918.2. Who was the hero in the book? Paul Baumer 3. Name One Pr...

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