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Swann's Way
Marcel Proust, Lydia Davis
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Marcel Proust, Lydia Davis
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reviewed: The Great Gatsby
Didn't realise that American tendency to over hype movies also extended to books! The only dramatic tension comes from Gatsby...
The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
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reviewed: A Memory of Light (Wheel of Time)
A fitting end to the saga.
A Memory of Light - Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson
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January 2013
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December 2012
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reviewed: Lolita (Penguin Modern Classics)
Disturbing book, particularly in the context of abuse stories that are now so common. Well written though.
Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov, Craig Raine
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November 2012
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reviewed: The Magicians: A Novel
Great fun.
The Magicians - Lev Grossman
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October 2012
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reviewed: Storm Front (The Dresden Files, Book 1)
Great fun!
Storm Front - Jim Butcher
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August 2012
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July 2012
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reviewed: Religion for Atheists: A Non-Believer's Guide to the Uses of Religion
Formulaic, turgid and pedestrian. Should have been a 20 page pamphlet.
Religion for Atheists: A Non-Believer's Guide to the Uses of Religion - Alain de Botton
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December 2011
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November 2011
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reviewed: WWW: Wonder
Enjoyable but the concept did not need a trilogy to develop.
WWW: Wonder - Robert J. Sawyer
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November 2011
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November 2011
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reviewed: How Music Works: A listener's guide to harmony, keys, broken chords, perfect pitch and the secrets of a good tune
Finally I figured out equal temperament, scales and keys!!! And about time too.
How Music Works: A Listener's Guide To Harmony, Keys, Broken Chords, Perfect Pitch And The Secrets Of A Good Tune - John        Powell
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November 2011
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November 2011
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October 2011
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reviewed: Reamde: A Novel
Brilliant thriller by one of the best. Love the geeky computer stuff in it which is all genuine!!
Reamde - Neal Stephenson
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October 2011
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September 2011
26
reviewed: The Time Traveler's Wife
I stuck it to the end. Great concept but pedestrian implementation.
The Time Traveler's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
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reviewed: A Dance With Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5)
By the time he finishes the series there'll be no characters left.
A Dance With Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5) - George R.R. Martin
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July 2011
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reviewed: The Diamond Age: Or, a Young Lady's Illustrated Primer (Bantam Spectra Book)
Excellent read. Neal Stephenson is a superb story teller.
The Diamond Age - Neal Stephenson
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July 2011
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June 2011
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reviewed: The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
Proof that the capitalist system is based on privatised profit and socialised risk. What a con!!!
The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine - Michael Lewis
June 2011
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reviewed: A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3)
Best fantasy book since Lord of the Rings.
A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3) - George R.R. Martin
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May 2011
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reviewed: The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology
A great book with 2 interesting stories, how William Smith almost single handed figured out the geology of England and also a...
The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology - Simon Winchester
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