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Two by Andrei Gelasimov
Two by Andrei Gelasimov
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Concise, clear, moving prose. The stories are ..., 31 July 2014
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Concise,clear,moving prose. The stories are too short but everything needed is there.


Thirst
Thirst
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4.0 out of 5 stars Thirst- economy of style, 16 April 2014
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An affirmation of the human spirit which is rarely encountered. Difficult and distressing though the book is, who can fail to love an author who introduces a small boy stumping in from school, declaring that his boots are incompetent! The reasons for the actions of the protagonists, obscure at first, becomes crystal clear by the end, which came too soon for me. Touching, informative, thought-provoking; I am plugging this book to my family and my more discerning friends. I shall be re-reading it soon.


No Show
No Show
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1.0 out of 5 stars A pointless, violent farrago of bad prose and wo.rse plotting, 25 July 2013
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I intend to delete this rubbish pronto. A horrible desecration of humanity, and male chauvinism. the 'hero' clearly could not bearexposure to any intelligent female.


The Quarry
The Quarry
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Quarry- a last farewell from a much-loved author, 25 July 2013
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A worthy sign-off from the master of good prose that makes you think about the world we live in. I am going to miss Iain Banks dreadfully.


The White Lioness: Kurt Wallander
The White Lioness: Kurt Wallander
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars the white lioness, 25 Jun 2012
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One of the best Henning Mankell novels. He balances the two story-lines skilfully and maintains the suspense right to the end. A thought-provoking book, dealing with serious issues. I'll have to buy his next, to see how Wallender copes with his troubles!
Donalda Smith


Amazon Kindle Leather Cover, Wine Purple (will only fit Kindle)
Amazon Kindle Leather Cover, Wine Purple (will only fit Kindle)
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5.0 out of 5 stars kindle cover, 4 Feb 2012
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this purpose-made leather cover fits exactly, allows free use of controls, and protects the kindle. It is perfect for its purpose, and i am glad I bought it.
D M Smith


The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency)
The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency)
by Alexander McCall Smith
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £16.99

10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Big Promise, Sm all Event, 2 April 2011
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Alexander McCall Smith always writes well, but this book is lacking in the content I have come to expect and enjoy in this series. It adds little to the characters. and I would have welcomed more cases for the No1 Ladies Detective agency, and perhaps more about the adopted children. Some of the problem solving seems a little facile.
This review is rather harsh, but only in relation to the very high standard of his usual writing
Not his best effort, sadly


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