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Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,565,511 - Total Helpful Votes: 8 of 10
Marbles ~ Marillion
Marbles ~ Marillion
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Found my marbles, 4 May 2004
I have the preorder version of this album with 2 CD's.
The album is a fantastic piece of work and is quite honestly the best album I've ever had the luck to listen to. I'm quite a recent convert to the Marillion way of life and I feel that their music is beautiful, honest and raw.
The music itself is a high standard and it's quite clear that a lot of effort has gone into producing the best album that Marillion have ever released. The band is incredibly underrated.
The single You're Gone grows on you - admittedly it's not my favourite track on the album but it's beautiful song. Fantastic Place is, well, fantastic ! The track is quite long, but is rich, melodic and powerful… Read more
Brave ~ Marillion
Brave ~ Marillion
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fabulous, 4 Dec 2002
This has to be my favourite album of all time.
It's a powerful album which is quite dark at times, but at the same time is absolutley astounding to listen to.
It's an album to get carried away to. Turn the lights off, and the music up loud, listen and love.
Memoirs Of A Geisha by Arthur Golden
Memoirs Of A Geisha by Arthur Golden
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Beauifully written..., 26 Aug 2001
I picked up this book in a market, not knowing what to expect. I'd never heared of the book or the author before and decided to give it a try.
I was drawn in from the first few pages. It is rare that a book draws me in like this, but I found this book so emotionally binding that I couldn't put it down.
The author obviously knows his stuff, and has presented it in such a way, that you can't help rooting for the unfortunate Sayuri and hating the despicable Hatsumomo.
The story is about a young girl who is sold as a slave, and chronicles her journey to becoming a sucessful geisha. Arthur Golden's imaginitive narrative paints a colourful and emotional picture of life as a… Read more

Wish List

This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours ~ Manic Street Preachers
This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours ~ Manic Street Preachers
Seasons End ~ Marillion
Seasons End ~ Marillion
Holidays in Eden ~ Marillion
Holidays in Eden ~ Marillion
Radiation ~ Marillion
Radiation ~ Marillion
Affinity by Sarah Waters
Affinity by Sarah Waters