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House of Cards: Part 10

After that meeting, we take some time to check on Mattie.

House of Cards: Part 8

Mattie is at a loss as to what to do. Her editor rejected her story outright, leaving her with nothing. If she wants any hope of getting her story published, she has to find some way to verify the source of the poll.

House of Cards: Part 7

This may be the seventh part of my review, but this is only the second part of the book. I was originally planning to review part 1 in its entirety as a single post, but as you can probably guess, there was a bit too much information to really do

House of Cards: Part 6

Urquhart is running out of time as Parliament nears its summer recess. He needs to set the final gears in motion before everyone leaves for vacation.

House of Cards: part 5

After that… Interesting interview, Urquhart continues his shady dealings. Nice days after the interview, Urquhart invites O’Neill to St. James’ street club, which is a pretty exclusive place for politicians. To O’Neill, this invitation represents his “rising eminence in the Party.” Still, he decides to drink both before and during

House of Cards: Part 4

Okay, so this chapter got me really emotional.

House of Cards: Part 3

Michael Dobbs’ writing style starts to really shine through as I get into the third part of House of Cards. Roger O’Neill remains at the center of the first chapter of this section. He’s at an event celebrating the election and the predicted victory for the incumbent party. It’s mostly an

House of Cards: Part 2

Right off the bat, we get more information about Charles Collingridge’s character. He’s the prime minister’s little brother that never seemed to be able to live up to him, despite the privileges that they shared growing up. Still, despite his drunkenness and general lack of political talent, Charles still has

House of Cards: Part 1

With my forward out of the way, let’s get right into Michael Dobbs’ House of Cards! First of all, what took me off guard is that the book takes place in England. Again, I know very little about either the book or the adaptation at this point, but the Netflix series

From Here to Eternity: Part 10

So here we reach the end of From Here to Eternity. Doughty finishes off the book with some of her thoughts, so I’ll do the same with mine. Did this book change my views on death? I think it did. Am I comfortable with death now? I don’t really know

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