Mrs. P. A. Rees

"Philippa Rees"
(REAL NAME)
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 79% (11 of 14)
Location: Somerset England
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 290,706 - Total Helpful Votes: 11 of 14
NOW - Being & Becoming by Stan I.S.  Law
NOW - Being & Becoming by Stan I.S. Law
NOW- Being and Becoming.

Not much can be added to the review posted above. I agree with everything she says. It is a very big book in a modest plumage.

This deceptively readable book, compels attention for it is multi-layered, a love story without sentimentality, a philosophy without striving for definitions or qualifications, a thriller, and for a reader a compelling page turner. It breaks many rules, the plot is the growth to understanding of the principal character, the guide enigmatic and never didactic, the circumstances could have happened to anyone. So it is also a cautionary tale. It is a more honest and less self –important book than the blockbuster hyped… Read more
Self-publish With Integrity: Define Success in You&hellip by Dan Holloway
This match struck on almost damp flint has ignited something that the very many ( I mean very very many) other how-to books never did. Perhaps it did so because the others failed, and they failed because I had not read this book first. But the question remains: Would I have resonated with every point made in Dan Holloway's `Self Publish with Integrity' had I not found the others failing first. It was not their fault. This work told me why. I had failed to ask the right questions, and thereby made myself the eager and gullible gobbler of indiscriminate advice. Indiscriminate for me and expensive and profitable for those who see us coming, we wannabe authors.

Striking this match (… Read more
Penance - An Introduction to Dante's Purgatory by David Lafferty
David Lafferty: Penance: An Introduction to Dante's Purgatory

This newly published work continues the author's hope to usher the monumental and yet still relevant classic towards a new readership. To that end it is delightfully accessible, beautifully spacious in both its pace and its physical appearance. Unlike many academic works no knowledge is assumed, but there is none of that `listen up' condescension. What is conveyed from the start is Lafferty's love for the work, his long absorption in its layers of symbolic meaning and historical references, his awareness of other authorities and many translations, yet this weight is worn very lightly. He offers it, as a good cook… Read more