Nog the Noggin

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blinkbox music(Kindle Fire Edition) by blinkbox
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars WE7-tastic, 20 Jan 2013
Love this app - good graphic layout making it very easy to navigate. So far I have found the collection of music to be good. I'd recommend as a great freebie app.
Every Dead Thing by John Connolly
Every Dead Thing by John Connolly
2 of 5 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Too bloody for me, 9 July 2007
Overall, I found this disappointing. The body count is very high, for no obvious reason other than gratuitous titillation, as far as I can see. Furthermore, the "slayings" (to the use the appropriate Americanism) are particularly gruesome (I only noticed the reference to Silence of the Lambs in the blurb after I'd finished the book - if I'd picked up on this at the start I might have known what to expect). By the end of the book it was pretty obvious who must be the murderer, simply because he was the last man standing (i.e the only main character who hadn't been brutally killer and eviscerated!).

I also found the coincidence factor a bit too high for my tastes. Every thriller /… Read more
Yesterday's Spy: Complete & Unabridged by Len Deighton
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great early Deighton, 5 Dec 2006
Len Deighton is a prolific author, and many of his books fall into the genre of "spy stories". Much of his later work in this area comprises a number of trilogies (Game, Set, & Match, and Hook, Line & Sinker, for example), but I believe that the earlier works, written in the sixties / seventies, are in fact his best work. These works (such as Spy Story, Yesterday's Spy, Horse Under Water, The Ipcress File etc etc) are taut, spare, and very well written - not an ounce of flab to be seen anywhere. They are very much of their time (very redolent of the 60s / 70s), but still very readable (better than Le Carre, for example, in my opinion at least).

I know these volumes very well,… Read more