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Top Reviewer Ranking: 338,791 - Total Helpful Votes: 81 of 101
Raising Steam: (Discworld novel 40) (Discworld Nov&hellip by Terry Pratchett
4 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Rattling Good Read, 11 Nov 2013
Having read Raising Steam in 3 sittings I can say that, yes, it' a great read that really pulls you along in its wake - if the speed of the railway's development in Ankh-Morpork seems rushed then it mirrors the reality of the industrial revolution itself! All the main characters develop from their last appearances, and there's a plot which, although far fetched, is no more far fetched than most Discworld books, and is sturdy enough for the writing to hang off. As always with Terry it's the bits around the plot that make it a pleasure to read.

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Reacher's Rules: Life Lessons From Jack Reacher by Lee Child
8 of 11 people found the following review helpful
Very entertaining collection of Reacher's rules for life, taken from the books. Great gift for Xmas, but it's not a novel, it's a gift book.
Recorder Magic: Descant: Tutor Book Bk. 1 (Recorde&hellip by David Moses
0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Blast from the past, 9 Nov 2012
My youngest came across this in the Museum of London and was fascinated, so we got him his own copy.

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