January 18, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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The world of Edgar Allan Poe

Who was Edgar Allan Poe? When I look back at my literary studies, I have a recurring memory of the fascination I and my fellow students felt when we started reading Poe’s short stories and narrative poems. Not only did … Continue reading

January 5, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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Four classic authors to read in January

January is full of great author birthdays, both classic and contemporary. The best way to celebrate our favourite authors is reading their works, and this month we have four classic authors to celebrate in the Helbling Readers Catalogue. These readers are … Continue reading

July 21, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Mystery in the English Class

Events, people, occurrences which are difficult or impossible to explain are intriguing for most of us. Stories of mystery can distract us from our everyday routines and make us focus at the same time. Good mysteries are real page-turners, which engage the readers … Continue reading

July 28, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Curious writing habits

Reading about our favourite writers’ habits is a bit like peeking behind the curtains in a theatre or reading the secret recipes of our favourite chocolate factory. We are all curious to know how the stories we love were born. Aspiring authors and … Continue reading