Bobby Lall

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Depths by Henning Mankell
Depths by Henning Mankell
5.0 out of 5 stars compelling, 23 Jun 2013
The story of an ordinary life unravelling, and how the ripples threaten and drown others. Gorgeous descriptions of the Swedish archipelago, evoking the bleakness of a Scandinavian winter and the brightness of summer. Recommended.
The Weeping Girl: Van Veeteren Mysteries Book 8 (T&hellip by Hakan Nesser
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars translation issues, 12 May 2013
The story itself was good, although not top class. The translation left a lot to be desired and made for a stilted, awkward read. Phrases were mangled, emotions subdued and generally took the edge off the book. Would read this author again, but will check the translator first!
The Magic of Reality: How we know what's really tr&hellip by Richard Dawkins
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Magic of reality, 9 April 2013
This is a great book to read as a introduction the genius of Richard Dawkin's. It was a great little refresher for me as it bought back a lot of the things I had learned as a young lad in my Science classes. It's full of good humour, witty and sarcastic remarks about the various myths and legends that consume our modern and also our ancient world.
It has got some lovely topics and subject matter and written in the typical lucid and clear way that Richard Dawkins is so good at.I especially like his excellent use of analogies which really help to understand things in a more personable way - i.e. the ability to detach from the specific scientific description to an every behaviour makes… Read more

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