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The Dreamthief's Daughter: A Tale of the Albino
The Dreamthief's Daughter: A Tale of the Albino
by Michael Moorcock
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars A fantastic adventure novel, 16 Mar 2001
Vintage Moorcock. Well worth your money. A riveting story, superbly written. Buy it or miss many hours of high class entertainment!


A Farewell To Arms
A Farewell To Arms
by Ernest Hemingway
Edition: Mass Market Paperback
Price: £5.99

6 of 27 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Pointless drivel, 14 Mar 2001
Silly, stylted dialogue. Sentimental, ridiculous characters. No plot. Nothing interesting happens. They talk. They talk. They talk about banalities. This is one...out-dated book for people who like macho-men and melodramatic bimbos. A genuine stinker. STAY AWAY! And read Fiesta or The Old Man and the Sea instead.


Byzantium Endures
Byzantium Endures
by Michael Moorcock
Edition: Paperback

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A favourite of mine, 14 Mar 2001
This review is from: Byzantium Endures (Paperback)
Moorcock is a great writer, and this a great novel. It sucks you in, and refuses to let you out. The prose is laconic and quite easy to read, so all kinds of people should be able to participate in this fantastic adventure. Byzantium Endures is one of the best novels I've read, and it's definitely worth a read - many reads. My advice: buy it now - it might go out of print any minute!


Time and the Gods Six Story Anthology (Featuring A Dreamer's Tales, The Gods of Pegana, Time and the Gods, The Book of Wonder, The Sword of Welleran and The Last Book of Wonder)
Time and the Gods Six Story Anthology (Featuring A Dreamer's Tales, The Gods of Pegana, Time and the Gods, The Book of Wonder, The Sword of Welleran and The Last Book of Wonder)
by Lord Dunsany
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.99

2 of 40 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Bible without the religion, 16 Feb 2001
This is a good book, often well-written, but boring boring boring. It reads like some Bible without religion. Very dated. As a modern reader you don't have to read this.
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Count Brass (Eternal Champion)
Count Brass (Eternal Champion)
by Michael Moorcock
Edition: Paperback

0 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Mediocre offering, 6 Nov 2000
This surely ain't the best book by Mr. Moorcock! He can write so much better! Read this for a quick fantasy buzz. It ain't worth much.


Behold The Man (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
Behold The Man (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
by Michael Moorcock
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.39

4.0 out of 5 stars Thought-provoking sci-fi masterpiece, 6 Nov 2000
This story is extremely interesting, if a little dull in some places. Read it for Moorcock's ideas. And his wonderful style, of course! A Sci-fi marvel.


The Dancers At The End of Time (Tale of the Eternal Champion)
The Dancers At The End of Time (Tale of the Eternal Champion)
by Michael Moorcock
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely and superbly entertaining: Moorcock at his best!!!, 6 Nov 2000
This collection contains three fantasic pieces of comedy. The parts that take place in England is the most interesting and entertaining, in my opinion. Superb. Great homage to Wilde and his likes.


Earl Aubec (Tale of the Eternal Champion)
Earl Aubec (Tale of the Eternal Champion)
by Michael Moorcock
Edition: Paperback

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Short-stories by the undisputed Master of Fiction, 6 Nov 2000
This is an interesting collection of stories by Moorcock. They cover his marvellous from the beginning to the present day. Most stories are superb. SOme of the Sci-fi stuff isn't that exilerating, but you could buy this book solely to get Moorcock's wonderful Babel pastiche: Some Reminiscenes from the Third World War. Great stuff! No one is better than Moorcock. No one.


Smoke and Mirrors
Smoke and Mirrors
by Neil Gaiman
Edition: Paperback

3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A fine collection of stories and poems and story-poems, 2 July 2000
This review is from: Smoke and Mirrors (Paperback)
Gaiman's stories are quite original and refreshing. I like his style, which is rather minimalistic. Some of the poems were uninteresting. Most of the stories were good, though. Some even excellent. The best stories are those inspired by Lovecraft and Moorcock, I think. And the Hollywood story, which was very enjoyable, plus ... well, Gaiman describes things just fine. I can't remember the names of the stories. Just read them. It's wort the money, no doubt. Take with you if go on holiday. Yes. In truth, this is the perfect book for a holiday: no to difficult a read and very, very entertaining. And what's even better is that you can read the stories severa'l times without growing tired of them! That's unusual, aye? So, no then: buy it!


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