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Books I Have Read

Mr. G. Robinson
 
The Time Ships
The Time Ships
"A Sequel to The Time Machine by Arthur C Clarke"
The Stand (The Complete and Uncut Edition)
The Stand (The Complete and Uncut Edition)
"Huge book but a quick read"
Mars
Mars
"Ben Bova's books can feel similar but a fine read anyway"
Moonseed
Moonseed
"Finished Reading end of September 04. Great Baxter epic. The world gets infected by a rock eating virus. The population of the planet go to live on the moon."
Fahrenheit 451
Fahrenheit 451
"From the same era as 1984 and Brave New World. Dated SciFi. Finished Jan 05."
If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things
If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things
"A very styalised novel. Not a lot happens and there was no feeling of personal involvement for me. In a fly on the wall way you are taken through the mundane happenings along a small street. Feb 05"
The Well Of Stars
The Well Of Stars
"I lost my way a bit with this novel. I dragged out reading it over 4 months which did not help. Great World-that-is-a-spaceship idea. I will lookout more Robert Reed books. Finished June 05"
High Society
High Society
"Great quick read. A typical Ben Elton novel. August 05"
Having A Lovely Time
Having A Lovely Time
"Charged through this book. Started it on holiday because I had nothing else to read. Relationships between adults with baggage."
How to Live with a Woman: ...and Still Watch Football
How to Live with a Woman: ...and Still Watch Football
"Brought this book as a joke present for Keith but turned out reading it myself. Dec 05"
A Short History Of Nearly Everything
A Short History Of Nearly Everything
"Bill Bryson did not need to write this book. I understood it took him 3 years and the effort shows. How he made such a heavy book so readable is amazing. Jan 2006"
Evolution (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
Evolution (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
"Stephen Baxter writing about different hunanoid species. Takes a long time to get going but is worth the wait. Finished July 06"
The Historian
The Historian
"It took me an age to get through this book. I liked the history though it did make for a heavy read. December 06"
The First Casualty
The First Casualty
"At this moment in time I think Ben Elton is my favourite author. He has produced anouther book which is, witty, ironic and thought provoking. Set in the first world war. Jan 07"
Bag of Bones (King Classics)
Bag of Bones (King Classics)
"I pushed my way through this book. It took me months. It was ok in the end. A Stephen King book where the main character is an author, whatever next? July 07"
Neverwhere
Neverwhere
"Very "Terry Prachett". London has an underworld where people live in a different dimension. September 07"
The Year's Best Science Fiction
The Year's Best Science Fiction
"Did this book really take me 17 months to read? I seem to read more magazines and web sites than books these days. The 1st story sticks in my mind the most by Ian McDonald an English SF author. Feb 09"
Blind Faith
Blind Faith
"Nice quick to read Ben Elton. April 09"
Century Rain (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
Century Rain (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
"A good piece of well written fiction that happens to be set in a interesting SF world. I like it. Will look out more by this author. July 09"
Turning Points: Is There Meaning to Life?
Turning Points: Is There Meaning to Life?
"I can't link to the book I want because it is only available on .com Amazon. "Turning Point" by Douglas Mallette. Read in about a week. Quick for me. Nov 09"
When Will There Be Good News?: (Jackson Brodie)
When Will There Be Good News?: (Jackson Brodie)
"This author's style does not suit me. Needs to be read in a few long sessions so you learn the characters. Dec 09"
Matter
Matter
"Read in under a month which is amazing for me. Space opera at its best. Jan 10"
The Algebraist
The Algebraist
"Read my second Iain Banks book in a row. This time I lost my momentum and at 4 pages a night this book took an age to read. The story though complex still held together for me. Oct 10"
Chart Throb
Chart Throb
"A quick read. Kind of like every other Ben Elton book. Most similar to Dead famous. Oct 10"
Flood
Flood
"Stephen Baxter my favouite author. The world is sinking. I can't wait to read Ark the follow on. Dec 10"