Hector Marmoolian

Helpful votes received on reviews: 70% (7 of 10)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,010,946 - Total Helpful Votes: 7 of 10
Best Of British [+Digital Booklet] <a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Best-Of-British-Digital-Booklet/dp/artist-redirect/B004UBILP6">Various artists</a><span class="byLinePipe"> | </span><span class="byLinePipe">Format:</span> MP3 Download
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Rare quality, 18 April 2011
It's so unusual for an album of this sort to be so consistently great, but this really is a corker... As British as a strong cup of tea with four sugars and twice as reviving.
The Star Fraction: Book One: The  Fall Revolution &hellip by Ken MacLeod
7 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Bordering on genius, 23 April 2005
My missus found this for a couple of quid in a charity shop, and what a lucky find - after reading The Star Fraction I was straight on Amazon buying everything else available by MacLeod. I'm a huge fan of Gibson, Neal Stephenson etc, and I'm so happy to finally find a convincing British voice to rival them... Yes - unlike the other reviewer here, I really think he does have a very distinctive voice of his own; partly this is the constant (but never tiring or distracting) wordplay and punning which give the text an almost poetic density and richness, but also a great passionate intensity, leavened by a good old bit of British corrosive sarcasm and realism. OK, it's not the easiest going -… Read more

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