Andrew J. Keir

"Andrew J Keir"
Novelist and Short Story Writer
Helpful votes received on reviews: 95% (75 of 79)
Location: Abu Dhabi/Largs
Birthday: 24 Dec
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Novelist and short story writer who likes whisky and karate. Buy Bloody Flies on

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 608,157 - Total Helpful Votes: 75 of 79
Guises of Desire by Hilda Reilly
Guises of Desire by Hilda Reilly
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Guises of Desire offers a fascinating insight into the beginnings of psychotherapy. The book is both interesting and captivating: Interesting, because Reilly's obviously detailed research pays dividends and captivating, because the well drawn character of Bertha demands that the reader lives through her trials and tribulations.
If you enjoyed "A Dangerous Method", you will love "Guises of Desire".
Robin Hood and Friar Tuck: Zombie Killers - A Cant&hellip by Paul A. Freeman
5.0 out of 5 stars Hammer Meets Chaucer, 9 May 2012
Paul A Freeman's Zombie Killers is wonderful. It's refreshing, original, funny, clever and - best of all - entertaining. One thing's for sure -- you've never read a Canterbury Tale like this before!
Prodigy, The (Peter Owen Modern Classic) by Hermann Hesse
10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
While it is not as fresh as Hesse's first novel Peter Camenzind, as rich and complex as Steppenwolf, or as enlightening as Siddhartha, The Prodigy is still a worthwhile and thought provoking read.
It is set at the beginning of the 20th century and centres on the conflict between freedom and control. By allowing us to see into the life of a talented young prodigy who is slowly being broken by society, the novel forces us to look at ourselves and reflect on how we all, to some extent, have our hopes and dreams twisted by life and other human beings.
As an aside, I prefer the original title, Beneath The Wheel, as I feel it gave a better impression of the grinding that young Hans… Read more

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