UTube: Inspector Mislan and UTube Serial Rapes ~ A Book Review

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The review this time is on UTube: Inspector Mislan and the UTube Serial Rapes by Rozlan Mohd Noor. It’s been a while since I read an English book written by a Malaysian author and so this book was refreshing until the very end.

I bought this book as a reference for my own personal writing as the author used to work for the Royal Malaysian Police force and hence, I wanted to learn more on the organization; the hierarchy, the setups of a criminal investigation taskforce. In honesty, I got more than I could ever asked for.

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The Zahir by Paulo Coelho ~ a Book Review

This is a new kind of experience for me as I’ve never written any book reviews before – but then again, I’ve done something somewhat similar on plays and dramas and journals for my university classes and felt like this is a way of expanding my horizons, so to speak.

 

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This is my 3rd book by Coelho. The first was of course, The Alchemist (I might do a review of it sometime later) and the 2nd was Veronika Decides to Die. The Alchemist is undoubtedly Coelho’s calling card, as it had shot him towards stardom and is well represented amongst Hollywood celebrities. However, as all Coelho’s books, it is a bit difficult to digest his book during the first try itself. I had bought the Alchemist as an eighteen year old, only to donate it to my college when I was 22 without even flipping through the first chapter. His books are undoubtedly marked as ‘heavy readings’.

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