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Book review #1: Les Misérables by Victor Hugo

It is quite a challenge to write a review about Les Misérables. But I guess now I understand why it is so famous, and I can tell you that: it deserves it. We all know (at least French people do) Cosette, Jean Valjean, Gavroche and the Thénardiers even if we haven’t read the book (yet). But who are they? That’s what you’ll get to know in this masterpiece. Written by Victor Hugo and first published in 1862, Les Misérables is considered as one of the greatest novels of the 19th century. And nearly two centuries after the beginning of the story, … Continue reading Book review #1: Les Misérables by Victor Hugo

The Unresolved Case of the Kindle

I am a bookworm. A real one. I could nearly live on books if paper was tastier. Ok, kidding… But what about the Kindle, is it better than the books? Maybe Sherlock can help me resolve this case: the book or the Kindle? As I mainly read while commuting and a bit at home, I was wondering if the e-readers were for me. If I were a robot, the answer would be pretty straight forward: true (hum, I mean, yes)! Ok, that’s a very binary answer, let me explain it a bit more. If you consider that carrying a thousand … Continue reading The Unresolved Case of the Kindle