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WALK
WALK
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5.0 out of 5 stars The real thing, 18 Nov 2013
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I have never found self help books very helpful however hyped the reviews. This one I am already re-reading. Easy to read and very inspiring. Using a walk in the Pyrenees as his structuring story line the author fills the book with great advice based on his own experience and his own reading. The way he writes makes you feel you are chatting to him in person. I would heartily recommend this book to anyone.


The Adjacent
The Adjacent
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4.0 out of 5 stars An addictive read, 16 Aug 2013
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A lot of the themes of Priests earlier works come together in this typically unique story. It will make your brain work hard but is worth the effort.


The Glass God (Magicals Anonymous)
The Glass God (Magicals Anonymous)
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5.0 out of 5 stars best yet in series....., 1 Aug 2013
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Very entertaining and with great characters you grow to like. The author has a great feeling for London and clearly knows it well.


Red Nile: The Biography of the World's Greatest River: The Unexpurgated Biography of the World's Greatest River
Red Nile: The Biography of the World's Greatest River: The Unexpurgated Biography of the World's Greatest River
by Robert Twigger
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 16.75

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars scatter technique, 1 July 2013
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An excellent and enthralling read. It is such a complex subject that the diverse collection of stories about politics, Victorian explorers, Cleopatra, Dams and especially Orde Wingate!(you need to read the book!) etc is the only way the project could be expressed. I found the overall impression really informative and it provoked me to hunt out my old copy of the Kasidah by Burton. There is something for everybody in the book.


Game of Aeons: A short novel
Game of Aeons: A short novel
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Thought provoking and enjoyable read, 8 May 2013
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A fascinating idea that a game could be a means of self development.
I wonder what level 2 would be like? The rate at which game technology is developing who knows what lies around the corner.


Eye Spy
Eye Spy
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5.0 out of 5 stars Is he good or is he bad....?, 28 April 2013
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Another engrossing and provocative story from Tahir Shah. Hard to put down and easy to read in one go, however there is nothing superficial about the story which has at its centre the morally ambiguous and disturbing Amadeus Kaine. It will make you confront some interesting questions about good and evil in the maelstrom of the modern world. Highly recommended.


Timbuctoo
Timbuctoo
by Tahir Shah
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 29.99

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5.0 out of 5 stars An addictive read. It has everything. Read it!, 7 July 2012
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I think this is Tahir Shahs first novel and he maintains his excellence as an author as he changes from travel and writings on Morocco to an adventure/historical novel with a stream of well known historical characters. I found myself addicted to the story and finished the Kindle edition within a couple of days and have recommended it to my friends. The quality of resilience and the power of a single minded faith fuelled by love shine throughout the story and the horrors of slavery it describes.
The parallels between the despotic ruler of Timbuctoo and the equally despotic rulers of Regency England are well brought out. Rather than read the reviews go and read the book.


Guerra
Guerra
by Jason Webster
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.29

5.0 out of 5 stars an insight into a country I realise I dont really know at all, 19 Feb 2012
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I dont remember this war being mentioned much at school. This well written succinct book gives an excellent insight into the war and the scars that remain. I shall never view a Barcelona Madrid soccer game in quite the same way.


The Myths of Reality
The Myths of Reality
by Simon Danser
Edition: Paperback
Price: 12.95

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars If you are need of waking up again......., 24 April 2008
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An excellent book which does what it says on the label. You may vigorously disagree with some of what you read, but you will be made to think again and reconsider your most basic models of 'reality' and to re assess your most basic assumptions. If you are feeling a little jaded or stagnant then this book will rejuvenate you. It has such a broad range you are sure to come across ideas and references new to you. Not a book for those who need a closed system to repose in. It is a very concentrated book but a fluent read. If read along with John Grays 'Black Mass' and/or 'Straw Dogs' you should emerge fully innoculated against taking 'expert' views in the media as in anyway reflecting what is really going on.


In Arabian Nights: A Caravan of Moroccan Dreams
In Arabian Nights: A Caravan of Moroccan Dreams
by Tahir Shah
Edition: Hardcover

9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars As multi layered as the stories he describes, 20 April 2008
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Tahir Shah continues his sequence of high calibre books. This book is clearly underwritten by a genuine love of Morocco and is very much written from the heart. It has depths which repay frequent re-reading and certainly reinspired my own interest in teaching stories and their functions as well as evoking a desire to visit Morocco(I hasten to add not as a tourist). A tremendous book from a man who is perhaps trying to help bridge at least two worlds.


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