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The Long Ships: A Saga of the Viking Age
The Long Ships: A Saga of the Viking Age
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2.0 out of 5 stars Not actually terrible, 18 Mar. 2015
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I generally hate giving up on books before I finish them but it is a real struggle with this book, it is a bit dull and very long. Which is never a good combination. The book was written a long time ago and it feels dated (seems an odd thing to say about a historical novel but it is true) and the writing style is poor, (maybe the translation is to blame) and the characters haven't got my attention.


The Fort
The Fort
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4.0 out of 5 stars Almost non fiction, 10 Feb. 2015
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Much more of a historical book than most of his work, almost all the characters are real and he follows the events much more closely than he with Sharpe. As such it doesn't build characters in the same way, by being more factual the book is less entertaining, not dull by any means but a little restricted by reality.


The White Company
The White Company
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5.0 out of 5 stars Not Sherlock, 10 Feb. 2015
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Sir Arthur rated his historical novels more than Sherlock Holmes and I see why it could be a modern book and has a delightful quirky style. Well worth reading even if you are sick of Sherlock.


Russian Men Army Military Steel Leather Dial Analog Quartz Watch Wristwatch
Russian Men Army Military Steel Leather Dial Analog Quartz Watch Wristwatch
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5.0 out of 5 stars Flashy watch for the price of a pint, 10 Feb. 2015
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Massive good looking, unusual watch that gets people talking for tuppence. It even tells the time which is more than my old Russian military watch did but that had a picture of Yuri Gagarin on the strap and a SU 27 on the face.


Sleeping Beauty: A Broken Empire short story - a Jorg adventure that sits between King of Thorns and Emperor of Thorns, inspired by a well known fairytale. (The Broken Empire)
Sleeping Beauty: A Broken Empire short story - a Jorg adventure that sits between King of Thorns and Emperor of Thorns, inspired by a well known fairytale. (The Broken Empire)
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars certainly short, 10 Feb. 2015
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Another chance to be with Jorg, how could you resist,. Except the story is so short you don't really have a chance to get into the character, it is too limited and ends up being a bit frustrating. Not a bad story but hardly worth the effort.


Printenviro Compatible HP 56 black C6656AE x 1 & HP 57 C6657AE colour x 1 ink cartridges, These 2 cartridges are for the following deskjet printers Photosmart 7150 7260 7268 7345 7350 7445 7450 7458 7459 7550 7660 7662 7755 7760 7762 7765 7960 HP Deskjet 450 5145 5150 5151 5160 5168 5550 5551 5552 5650 5850 9650 9670 9680 HP Officejet 4105 4110 4115 4211 4212 4215 4219 4255 4259 5505 5508 5510 5515 6105 6110 HP PSC 1110 1205 1209 1210 1215 1216 1217 1219 1310 1312 1315 1317 1318 1340 1345 1350 1355 2105 2108 2110 2115 2150 2170 2171 2175 2210 2405 2410 2510
Printenviro Compatible HP 56 black C6656AE x 1 & HP 57 C6657AE colour x 1 ink cartridges, These 2 cartridges are for the following deskjet printers Photosmart 7150 7260 7268 7345 7350 7445 7450 7458 7459 7550 7660 7662 7755 7760 7762 7765 7960 HP Deskjet 450 5145 5150 5151 5160 5168 5550 5551 5552 5650 5850 9650 9670 9680 HP Officejet 4105 4110 4115 4211 4212 4215 4219 4255 4259 5505 5508 5510 5515 6105 6110 HP PSC 1110 1205 1209 1210 1215 1216 1217 1219 1310 1312 1315 1317 1318 1340 1345 1350 1355 2105 2108 2110 2115 2150 2170 2171 2175 2210 2405 2410 2510

1.0 out of 5 stars Do not work, 3 Nov. 2014
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These do not work in the printer it sees them as empty/faulty and will not work. Completely useless


Masters of Rome: VESPASIAN V
Masters of Rome: VESPASIAN V
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4.0 out of 5 stars more of the same, 24 Oct. 2014
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If you don't know what this series is like go to the beginning and start from there. More of Vespasians rise to power not historically accurate but who cares


Waterloo: The History of Four Days, Three Armies and Three Battles
Waterloo: The History of Four Days, Three Armies and Three Battles
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1 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Nonfiction, 24 Oct. 2014
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I know that the description says that this is nonfiction but I kept expecting Richard Sharpe to appear. However this book shows why Cornwell is the best of all historical fiction writers, because he does the research and knows what happened and how.

Brilliantly written and entertaining as always


Siege Perilous (The Mongoliad Cycle Book 5)
Siege Perilous (The Mongoliad Cycle Book 5)
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Part five of probably more than five, 8 Sept. 2014
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if you are reading this book looking for an ending or conclusion to the saga then you will be disappointed but it is a novel take on the Grail quest / Cathars story-lines that have been around in recent years and it gives a real feel for a pointless little war. It well written and focuses mainly on Ocryhoe the street urchin from Rome in book three and develops her in to a great character.

Actually this is probably the best book in the saga.


Katabasis (The Mongoliad Cycle Book 4)
Katabasis (The Mongoliad Cycle Book 4)
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4.0 out of 5 stars Return to form, 8 Sept. 2014
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If book three was a bit of a dip with too many stories at once this is much better one, the stories all tie up in a great ending. Probably the best in the series so far.


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