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The Second Murray Leinster Omnibus--Three Complete Novels: The Pirates of Erstaz; Talents, Inc. Long Ago, Far Away
The Second Murray Leinster Omnibus--Three Complete Novels: The Pirates of Erstaz; Talents, Inc. Long Ago, Far Away
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3.0 out of 5 stars Worth Reading, 4 Sept. 2015
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Good but not his best


THE MURRAY LEINSTER OMNIBUS: The Wailing Asteroid; Operation Outer Space; Space Tug
THE MURRAY LEINSTER OMNIBUS: The Wailing Asteroid; Operation Outer Space; Space Tug
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4.0 out of 5 stars Enjoy!, 24 Aug. 2015
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What I found most attractive and refreshing is that Leinster's his work does not follow the modern dystopian trend. Which, even when describing positive outcomes seems to me to to rely heavily upon a sweeping away of societies, cultures and their problems in order for the positive to emerge. Leinster's work is of it's time and may be read as naive, sexist, racist,dated and rely on some 'interesting' science. However, it is in the tradition of humanity as hero and chief actor and has a positive view of humanity's future, with it's ability to overcome challenges with determination courage and technological innovation and discovery. I can recognize it's limitations both in terms of the technology and the naive parochial attitudes in his writing. However, this is relatively early science fiction very much of it's time and should be read as such. Enjoy!


Kolymsky Heights:
Kolymsky Heights:
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3.0 out of 5 stars A good read, 29 April 2015
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This review is from: Kolymsky Heights: (Kindle Edition)
it's a good read, but for me does not live up to the hype, of the introduction.


Vessel
Vessel
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4.0 out of 5 stars Not great but not at all bad., 13 Mar. 2015
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An enjoyable book with lots of realistic technical detail, but also much luck for the main characters,I thought the ending weak.


Rage
Rage
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4.0 out of 5 stars A good solid read, 11 Sept. 2013
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This review is from: Rage (Kindle Edition)
I enjoyed Rage, I liked the way the story moved back and forth and also the more psychological aspects of Jonah's character.
That said yet again Jonah survives more near death experiences then the proverbial cat which does move a very grounded narrative into the realms of fantasy. With Him around Britain could dispense with even more of its armed forces!


High Heat: (A Jack Reacher Novella) (Kindle Single) (Jack Reacher Short Stories Book 3)
High Heat: (A Jack Reacher Novella) (Kindle Single) (Jack Reacher Short Stories Book 3)
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4.0 out of 5 stars A fast paced and fun read, 31 Aug. 2013
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As ever Jack Reacher, ( a well realized human 'Terminator'), has it all, good easy read with a predictable, (no one beats Reacher), but none the less enjoyable outcome. A great book for the beach.


Empire State
Empire State
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4.0 out of 5 stars Another good book from Henry Porter, 31 Aug. 2013
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This review is from: Empire State (Kindle Edition)
I have read and really enjoyed 3 of Henry Porters books, they are well plotted and engaging, If you like credible complexity, a strong narrative and believable characters look no further. Empire State, has them all.


A Loyal Spy
A Loyal Spy
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4.0 out of 5 stars A good solid book, 31 Aug. 2013
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Although the main character Jonah survives more that is credible I thought this book a very good read. well plotted and with a line of cynicism regarding how the world really works that I respond to. Here is an all action fast paced thriller/spy novel that has depth and is well worth reading.


The Geneva Option
The Geneva Option
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2.0 out of 5 stars Poorly written, 31 Aug. 2013
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I thought the plotting and characterisations in this book were poor to the very rare point, (for me) where i have decided not to finish the book.


Melitta 172726 Reusable Coffee Filter for 102 Filter Papers
Melitta 172726 Reusable Coffee Filter for 102 Filter Papers
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4.0 out of 5 stars Clean way to make real coffee, 31 Aug. 2013
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I have been using the Melitta coffee filter cone, 102 for about 3 weeks now. it is clean and simple piece of kit to use and the coffee is good as well! I will buy the 104 at some point for when I want to make more than one Mug full.


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