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Category Archive: Book Reviews

#BookReview: The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83¼ Years Old

What is it like to be old; very old, and living in an old folks’ home? These are questions we would rather not answer; in fact, we often pretend we never hear of them. Why is that so? Many, especially old people, think, old age is bad; it is terrible. All concerned feel, at some […]

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Librarian’s #bookreview: A Family Portrait

“You always complain about things that happened before we were born. Why are you living in the past?” Fan believes that she has already left her unhappy past – her bad-tempered grandma, unloving parents and a socialist society – behind in a small village in China; having migrated to Singapore 10 years ago. However, when […]

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