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The Time of Our Lives by Jane Costello
The Time of Our Lives by Jane Costello
I always read the negative comments before purchasing a book, but this time I didn't; perhaps I was fooled by the author's other books, most of which I've read and really enjoyed, or perhaps I simply made an impulsive order. Either way, I really regret not reading the negative reviews before, as I completely agree with all of them that it is the most outrageously tedious and puerile book I've ever read or rather started to read, as I failed to finish it. To sum up, I'd like to quote a Mrs. Emily Rhodes, who had a great blog post about books published on The Spectator, "Life’s too short to let the pleasure of reading become a chore."
What About Law?: Studying Law at University by Catherine Barnard
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Exactly what I needed!, 30 Dec 2011
I'd been vacillating for a while as to whether Law was the path to follow, after having decided that I really wanted to do a second degree. This book responded to all the questions I had regarding the law. It even changed my negative view of certain subjects, such as Contract Law, Land Law and Equity, which I originally thought were boring, but turned out to be anything but.

The book consists of a thorough introduction to Law and 7 more chapters, each one focusing on one of the core subjects of any law syllabus (Criminal Law; Contract Law; Tort; Land Law; Equity; Constitutional Law; EU Law). And it's not just that it introduces the subjects; it also examines seven different cases… Read more
The Lost Daughter by Diane Chamberlain
The Lost Daughter by Diane Chamberlain
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent read..., 15 Jan 2011
All the other reviewers have said it all, so I don't have anything else to add. It was really one of the best books I have ever read!

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