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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

I saw Of Mice and Men performed as a play many years ago when Lennie Small was played by Matthew Kelly, the English, Olivier-award winning actor. He was magnificent. I knew that I should read the book, but had never quite got round to it. So, when my mother gave me a copy of the book, …

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The Six Degrees of Mort Laitner (Apologies To Kevin Bacon) by guest author Mort Laitner

While reading through Valerie Penny’s Book Reviews (She reviewed A Hebraic Obsession and wrote “A unique and important book…” And…”The story needs to be read.”)I recognized a number of my favorite authors had also been reviewed on her blog: Andrew Neiderman (my ninth grade English teacher) ghost writer for V.C. Andrews and author of The Devil’s Advocate.Mitch …

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The Red Pony by John Steinbeck

It had been a long time since I read any of John Steinbeck’s work, although I remember with great fondness being taken to Cannery Row in Monterey, California, USA when I visited my Aunt and Uncle, 40 years ago, at their home in 17 Mile Drive, Pebble Beach. I thought it was so exciting that …

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