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Eat Pray Love, by Elizabeth Gilbert (2006)

          With more than 10 million copies sold worldwide and a $60 million budget Brad Pitt-produced movie adaptation, I don’t think it’s necessary anymore to present Elizabeth Gilbert’s memoir Eat Pray Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything. I saw … Continue reading

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A Room with a View, by E. M. Forster (1908)

          This is my favourite of E. M. Forster’s novels. It is guaranteed to put one in a good mood with the whole world – for how can one possibly feel quarrelsome when faced with youth, love, laughter, and … Continue reading

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Under the Tuscan Sun, by Frances Mayes (1996)

     Shall I confess it? I saw the movie long before I read the book. Indeed, it was the movie that first brought the book to my attention – until then, I had never heard of Frances Mayes, even though … Continue reading

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