Tag Archive | society

1984

So, I recently finished “1984”, by George Orwell.  It went right on my “favs” shelf and I would glue it there if I wasn’t against book abuse. I didn’t know much about the plot, I just knew that both my parents have read it, that it ‘s a classic and that it’s considered one of […]

Book review : Room

“To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world. It is where he was born and grew up; it’s where he lives with his Ma as they learn and read and eat and sleep and play. At night, his Ma shuts him safely in the wardrobe, where he is meant to be asleep when Old Nick […]

Review: Uomini che odiano le donne (The girl with the dragon tattoo)

The first time I saw this book on a bookstore, I was in Italy. The title is the exact translation of the original one, “Men who hate women”. So, I didn’t even turn it around to read the discription. I judged a book not only by its cover (a semi-naked woman on a purple satin […]