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Analytical Book Summaries for Creative Professionals

Here I publish concise summaries and analysis of books that focus on optimizing your life and living more intentionally. Written by Matt C Reynolds.

 

Analytical Book Summaries for Creative Professionals

Here I publish concise summaries and analysis of books that focus on optimizing your life and living more intentionally.

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Posts in Fiction & Literature
Island by Alistair MacLeod

A collection of stories spanning over thirty years, Island chronicles the development in Alistair MacLeod’s writing style as much as it tells the tales of rural life on the East Coast of Canada. Paradoxically the novel could be best summarized as examining the extravagantly mundane. MacLeod explores thematic ideas from the viewpoint of three different generations—young, middle aged, and old—forcing oneself to reflect on their own life and the life they choose to lead.

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