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The Hobbit Invisible Bilbo Baggins Action Figure by The Hobbit
75 of 87 people found the following review helpful
I bought this action figure but have literally no idea whether it arrived. I couldn't see it. I think my son might have been playing with it, but maybe he was just making eerie passes in the air with his two hands. This makes it the best action figure ever. Or the worst. I think we should be told.
The Perpetual Astonishment of Jonathon Fairfax by Christopher Shevlin
17 of 19 people found the following review helpful
Christopher Shevlin can really write. This novel is packed with elegant, funny turns of phrase, slantwise ways of looking at the world, which actually make sense and are genuinely amusing, plus a set of charming and bizarre characters and a really entertaining and satisfying plot. Definitely worth a read.

This is Shevlin's first published novel (I think - I haven't seen any more - maybe there are hundreds!). It's an absolute joy to see a new, self-assured, funny,light-hearted comedy voice emerge through this book.

The author pretty much invites us to compare the book with Douglas Adams' Dirk Gently books. That's a brave thing to do, considering Douglas Adams is one of… Read more

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