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Happy Hour in Hell: A Bobby Dollar Novel
Happy Hour in Hell: A Bobby Dollar Novel
Price: 4.65

5.0 out of 5 stars Great series : Fun, imaginative and thought-provoking, 17 Oct 2013
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Tad Williams' recent style leaves out some of the whimsy and side-tracking which slowed down his epics Shadowmarch and Otherland, and focusses on the story.
The second in the Bobby Dollar series continues in the same light-hearted tone as the first, and keeps the action going at a cracking pace. For those fascinated by hell, the images conjured up are very striking, and highly creative. (To compare with another more brutal vision, check out Iain M Banks' masterpiece, Surface Detail).
Rather disappointed to have finished it!


Kama Pootra: 52 Mind-Blowing Ways to Poop
Kama Pootra: 52 Mind-Blowing Ways to Poop
Price: 4.55

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars A not very amusing idea done to death, 25 May 2013
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Pointless and unfunny. Not even good enough for very short bathroom reading- I firmly recommend Dilbert for that purpose (available on Kindle by the way).


Mayflower:The Voyage from Hell (Kindle Single)
Mayflower:The Voyage from Hell (Kindle Single)
Price: 1.49

4.0 out of 5 stars Who would have thought..., 25 May 2013
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The Mayflower is a name we all know, but have little or no understanding about what it really was about! This book is fun, fascinating, and just the right length. Would like to see more similar short histories about seminal events which we think we understand.


Outside Eternity: Three Feet of Sky: Book Two
Outside Eternity: Three Feet of Sky: Book Two
Price: 1.53

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1.0 out of 5 stars Nice story spoilt by poor writing, 25 May 2013
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Too light an idea and treatment to sustain a series! Struggled through the first book, gave this one up after 30 pages


A Tourist in the Arab Spring (Bradt Travel Guides (Travel Literature))
A Tourist in the Arab Spring (Bradt Travel Guides (Travel Literature))
Price: 6.64

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Genuine insights gently conveyed, 25 May 2013
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A wonderfully entertaining and warm snapshot of countries in the middle of very uncertain change. Very easy to read, entertaining and enlightening


Days of God: The Revolution in Iran and Its Consequences
Days of God: The Revolution in Iran and Its Consequences
Price: 4.72

2.0 out of 5 stars Nice insights but heavy going, 25 May 2013
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Some nice insights especially into the Shah,but hopelessly confusing chronology (constantly going back in time topic by topic), which left me referring to Wikipedia to properly understand the sequence of events.

Much too weighted towards pre-revolution versus post. A bit of a slog!


Contagion: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Contagion: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding mood music, 7 Dec 2011
At least half the tracks are excellent, all building on a similar theme with impressively varied background effects and bass. Very atmospheric and sometimes effectively eery. Will put your subwoofer to the test!


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