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Vicious Villain, Great Heroine, Scary Sex & Wonderful #Author

Matt Posner‘s Review of Trials of Life Trials of Life is Junying Kirk’s second novel, and is both like and unlike her first. Like The Same Moon, this work features the troubled life and growth of Zhang Zhenzhu, known to us … Continue reading

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#Fun with Learning #English (#LanguageJokes Part Two)

Today we continue our quest for funny incidents while embarking on a journey to learn a foreign language. Whoever said that it was easy to learn English was putting wool over our eyes or pulling our legs. But hell, it … Continue reading

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Learning to Speak #English Is Fun! (#LanguageJokes Part One)

Not long ago, I was an English teacher, both in China and in the UK. I still offer language tuition, and I have seen many of my students struggling to master another language. I have come across many international students, … Continue reading

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9.11

     Morning passed without anything noteworthy. Jack fixed himself a late lunch in the kitchen and started channel-hopping with his remote TV controller, when suddenly breaking news from BBC flashed on the screen: The Twin Towers of the World … Continue reading

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