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Shakespeare, Human Rights and Inspiration

To be, or not to be, that is the question.

Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer

the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune

or to take arms against a sea of troubles,

and by opposing end them. To die, to sleep

no more; and by a sleep to say we end

the heartache and the thousand natural shocks

that flesh is heir to………………………..

(Hamlet, Act ɪɪɪ Scene 1. William Shakespeare) Continue reading Shakespeare, Human Rights and Inspiration

What is a book review?

Celsus Library was built in 135 AD and could h...
Celsus Library was built in 135 AD and could house around 12,000 scrolls. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I never really gave much thought or paid any attention to book reviews until I started writing seriously. As a fledgling author it is a pleasant feeling when someone comments favourably that they enjoyed your book. It is OK if they say, it isn’t bad but I didn’t like this or that. But it is extremely unpleasant if they say it is a load of rubbish. Continue reading What is a book review?