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10 Interesting Facts About Books / Writers

Posted February 20, 2014 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 0 Comments
10 Interesting Facts About Books / Writers

1. One out of every eight letters you read is the letter ‘e’. 2. Children’s author Roald Dahl worked as a spy in America during the Second World War. 3. Leo Tolstoy’s book War and Peace is really an epic read, the first published edition consisted of 1,225 pages. Typewriters and printers had not yet been invented when the book was being written so Tolstoy’s wife copied the book seven […]

Favourite Childhood Reads

Posted January 23, 2014 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 2 Comments
Favourite Childhood Reads

The Books that had the Biggest Influence on Me as a Child I read a lot as a child – books were a huge part of my early life and I can credit both of my parents for getting me into reading at a very young age. Reading is still one of my biggest passions – due in large part to the many wonderful books I read in my youth. […]