Times gone by…

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He watched the waves twist and turn as if to fall apart all at once as the ocean swelled, “they won’t fall apart, not yet”, He thought- knowing well enough they’d grow, absorbing more and more ocean as they raced toward the beach till they stood too tall over the shallow seabed to run any further, forcing a tap on their ankles enough to trip and break and crumble into a rough mixture of whitened chaos which mimicked the clouds. He smiled in amusement, satisfied by the brilliance of his foretelling. He had grown to know the ocean in the six years he’d been alive. It was his greatest friend, he had other friends- sure, other young village boys and girls he’d play and swim and fish with, but the ocean would always be his greatest love. “We must always respect the sea and its power to give and take…

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A heart wrenching story of love, betrayal and friendship – “The Kite Runner”

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Nothing ever did that I read, touched me this deeply enough, and made me wish, If I could do something to change a part in the story. The tale is so strongly narrated, at some time I believed, it was happening for real.

A shatteringstory focusing on friendship and describing the human experiences : shame, love, guilt, regret, friendship, forgiveness and penance ina way that cannot be dis-remembered for a long time.

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“The Kite Runner” is story of two boys, Ali and Hassan, growing up together, who are from
complete different backgrounds. The narrator presents himself as the main character “Ali” and describes the story that occurs in a span of some 30 years. The story also describes thestrong relationship between Ali and his Father, who is successful merchant and a well known man in Kabul.

Ali belongs to a very well known family in Kabul, Afghanistan, his father…

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Jane Austen’s Bath

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Anyone who happened to follow me around England would become very sick of cathedrals and abbeys, and even everyday churches. I can’t walk past a church without checking it out. Each one is a little different (or very different) to the one before, although after a while I have trouble remembering which is which without looking at the photos.

Bath Abbey stands out as one easily remembered.

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Light strains through enormous stained-glass windows, speckling colour across the white stone of the walls, pillars and arches. Instead of the darkness almost expected in large churches, the whole space seems to sparkle with light. As someone who needs lots of light for her brain to achieve some sort of order, I was in heaven.

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During the war, the East Window was blasted out by bombs. Members of the abbey collected thousands of pieces of broken…

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