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Book Review: Catcher in the Rye

Book Review: Catcher in the Rye

An unlikely hero – Holden Caulfield is relatable to many young adults growing up in a conventional setting – forced normality, failed parenting, social anxiety. Those who grew up away from both their parents or attended a boarding school may relate to the feelings of angst and alienation within our protagonist. He blatantly points out…

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blank By Aron Frost, December 3, 2020 Aron is the editor of The Scout Within Me. At the age of 6 he was enrolled into the boy scouts, where he spent most of his childhood exploring the wilderness of South Africa. He loves fiction, whiskey, camping, James Bond, and the untamed and unknown.
Book Review: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Book Review: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho was first published back in 1988. The book is about devotion to a life goal. It shows us the extent and challenges one must face when believing or following a personal pursuit.

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blank By Aron Frost, October 16, 2018 Aron is the editor of The Scout Within Me. At the age of 6 he was enrolled into the boy scouts, where he spent most of his childhood exploring the wilderness of South Africa. He loves fiction, whiskey, camping, James Bond, and the untamed and unknown.
Book Review: On the Road by Jack Kerouac

Book Review: On the Road by Jack Kerouac

About the Author Jack Kerouac was an American novelist and pioneer of the beat generation. His writing style was erratic and largely unedited. He was influenced by jazz music and based most of the work of his own life experiences. When read aloud, the words take on a certain musical rhythm and tempo. “Soon it got…

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blank By Aron Frost, October 16, 2018 Aron is the editor of The Scout Within Me. At the age of 6 he was enrolled into the boy scouts, where he spent most of his childhood exploring the wilderness of South Africa. He loves fiction, whiskey, camping, James Bond, and the untamed and unknown.
Book Review: Time Machine by H.G Wells

Book Review: Time Machine by H.G Wells

The Time Machine is a science fiction classic published by H.G Wells in 1895. It is a short story about a scientist, referred to as “the time traveller”, on his journey into the future.

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blank By Aron Frost, February 6, 2017 Aron is the editor of The Scout Within Me. At the age of 6 he was enrolled into the boy scouts, where he spent most of his childhood exploring the wilderness of South Africa. He loves fiction, whiskey, camping, James Bond, and the untamed and unknown.
Book Review: Oliver Twist

Book Review: Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist is a classic novel in English literature. It was published in parts between 1837 to 1839. It was written by the famous writer Charles Dickens. About the author: Charles Dickens lived between 1812 and 1870 in England. He has been labelled by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era.

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blank By Aron Frost, January 24, 2017 Aron is the editor of The Scout Within Me. At the age of 6 he was enrolled into the boy scouts, where he spent most of his childhood exploring the wilderness of South Africa. He loves fiction, whiskey, camping, James Bond, and the untamed and unknown.
Book Review: A Clockwork Orange

Book Review: A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange is a classic English novel published in 1962 by Anthony Burgess. About the author: Born John Anthony Burgess Wilson in 1917. He wrote under the pen name Anthony Burgess. He became one of the most popular English writers in the late twentieth century.

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blank By Aron Frost, January 16, 2017 Aron is the editor of The Scout Within Me. At the age of 6 he was enrolled into the boy scouts, where he spent most of his childhood exploring the wilderness of South Africa. He loves fiction, whiskey, camping, James Bond, and the untamed and unknown.

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