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1Q84: Book 3 by Haruki Murakami
1Q84: Book 3 by Haruki Murakami
5.0 out of 5 stars Murakimi excellence, 23 July 2013
Wonderfully complex, stunning ideas, gripping and inventive. Murakami at his best, which in my opinion are his works such as The Wind Up Bird Chronicle and Kafka On The Shore.
Among Others by Jo Walton
Among Others by Jo Walton
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars FOR EMO SF TEENAGERS, 23 July 2013
Made me turn the pages as I was fascinated as to what was going to happen, but not because I was actually enjoying the read. Far too much of the story required the reader to have far more than a passing knowledge of the SF genre, and there was far too much info dumping. Given that ultimately the reader who would enjoy this the most is likely to be a complete EMO SF teenage freak it has a limited market.
Reamde by Neal Stephenson
Reamde by Neal Stephenson
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
This is another big fat book from Neal Stephenson. I'm a fan, having enjoyed every book so far but unfortunately not this one.

A very interesting take on the relationship between a World of Warcraft clone (don't worry you need only to know such things exist!), its money earning potential, and the dabbling in a get rich quick scheme which accessed international crime with deadly results, rapidly bloated into an exhausting and almost never-ending chase movie, courtesy of a terrorist cell being attacked in the mistaken belief that it was the bunch of criminals using the game to scam loads of money. Amateurs, criminals, and mercenaries blundered about; slightly rogue US and UK… Read more