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Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy - Limited Edition (X&hellip by Rockstar
5.0 out of 5 stars GTA Rocks!, 27 Dec 2012
Arguably the best video game trilogy ever. The GTA series are more than just games...on a basic level they are funny, infused with a great narratives, memorable characters, good action and immensely explorable environments. On a deeper level it tries to say something about the ironic hollowness of rampant capitalism.
Contract by Simon Spurrier
Contract by Simon Spurrier
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
...Spurrier writes noirish fiction the way it should be written: simultaneously terse but full of gritty detail. His protaganist Michael Point is (ingeniously) characterised as a post-modern/Generation Y hitman. He is not former SAS, MI5 or Black Ops, he is an indifferent 28 year old whose previous occupations include -mundane- odd jobs in warehouses and call centres.Throw in the mix, his main hobbies are surfing the net -for random general knowledge and porn-, and you have something unique a "slacker assasin". The plot is a genre cocktail: 1 part noir and 1 part horror. Not as innovative a mix as you might think but Spurrier weaves through the plot premise with style.

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Fury by Salman Rushdie
Fury by Salman Rushdie
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
A really enjoyable read!!! From the beginning Rushdie's narration is driven from the perpective of his protagnist Malik Solanka(a philosopher cum popular dollmaker) a character, who one can assume, is not unlike Rushdie (middle aged, tempremental and member of privilegded arty circles). The emphasis on Malik's perceptions gives Rushdie a platform to explore ideas that are seemingly specific to him but which are surprisingly universal. Plot wise it revolves around Malik fleeing to New York from London and his family. This escape is a result of a strange incident which has led him to believe he may possibly harm his family. In New York he is forced to make sense of himself and the world… Read more