A Tie And Ties

Around your neck you can
Wear a tie
(Unless you are a toucan
‘cos when you fly
It will almost certainly slip off and into the rain forest below. Or it’ll get caught in a branch or something.)

Life and Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner

Daniel Defoe


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In a word, the nature and experience of things dictated to


Midnight’s Children

Salman Rushdie


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were mysteries that could not be cleared up until I stepped on to the


Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy


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sister-in-law, and astonished everybody by her boldness – she wanted


The God of Small Things

Arundhati Roy


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Her dress has got a tear


La mala hora

Gabriel García Márquez


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Trinidad había encontrado los nidos. Explicó cómo


Things Fall Apart

Chinua Achebe


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It was in the second year of Okonkwo’s exile that his friend, Obierika,


Nick Hornby

How To Be Good


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whole of the meal, even though my mother talks so much that





One response to this post.

  1. Posted by Julia and Sarah on September 30, 2011 at 2:54 pm

    I would argue that “poultry” is not really a bird.


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