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Canterbury Tales
3.47
I really like this edition (ISBN 0-460-11307-0), for two reasons: First, it contains the original language and spelling, though harmonised (that is, w ...more
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Feb 25, 2011
 
The White Plague
3.69
Dune is a very good book, but I have long felt that Frank Herbert deserves more accolades for The White Plague. I haven’t read it in a while, and memo ...more
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Jan 01, 2011
 
Guardians of the West (The Malloreon, #1)
4.05
The Malloreon feels like a pretty tired reiteration of The Belgariad. Of course, it is explicitly so and is up front in stating that it is intentional ...more
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Jan 01, 2011
 
King of the Murgos (The Malloreon, #2)
4.07
The Malloreon feels like a pretty tired reiteration of The Belgariad. Of course, it is explicitly so and is up front in stating that it is intentional ...more
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Jan 01, 2011
 
The Seeress of Kell (The Malloreon #5)
4.10
The Malloreon feels like a pretty tired reiteration of The Belgariad. Of course, it is explicitly so and is up front in stating that it is intentional ...more
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Jan 01, 2011
 
Sorceress of Darshiva (The Malloreon, #4)
4.06
The Malloreon feels like a pretty tired reiteration of The Belgariad. Of course, it is explicitly so and is up front in stating that it is intentional ...more
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Jan 01, 2011
 
Demon Lord of Karanda (The Malloreon, #3)
4.01
The Malloreon feels like a pretty tired reiteration of The Belgariad. Of course, it is explicitly so and is up front in stating that it is intentional ...more
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Jan 01, 2011
 
The Annotated Hobbit
4.55
This book contains parts of the older Hobbit, before Tolkien ever wrote The Lord of the Rings. If you’re a Tolkien fan like me, you have surely wanted ...more
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Feb 25, 2011
 
The Shining Ones (The Tamuli, #2)
3.91
Just as The Malloreon was a reiteration of The Belgariad, so The Tamuli feels like a repeat of The Elenium. It lacks even more quality compared to its ...more
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Jan 01, 2011
 
The Hidden City (The Tamuli, #3)
3.94
Just as The Malloreon was a reiteration of The Belgariad, so The Tamuli feels like a repeat of The Elenium. It lacks even more quality compared to its ...more
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Jan 01, 2011
 
Domes of Fire (The Tamuli, #1)
3.95
Just as The Malloreon was a reiteration of The Belgariad, so The Tamuli feels like a repeat of The Elenium. It lacks even more quality compared to its ...more
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Jan 01, 2011
 
Ootah's Lucky Day
4.25
When I was quite little, this was my favourite book. The copy I still own was a present on my fifth birthday (in 1987), by which point I had already r ...more
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Jan 01, 2011
 
The Hobbit, or There and Back Again
4.21
I first read The Hobbit when I was nine. I read it for the second time when I was nine, and I think a third time. Since then, I’ve read it another thi ...more
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Jan 01, 2011
 
Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software
4.12
This is the famous Gang-of-Four book. If you’re a programmer, surely you’ve read it?
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Feb 25, 2011
 
The Conan Chronicles: Volume 1: The People of the Black Circle(The Conan Chronicles, #1)
4.10
I’m not sure how Robert E. Howard’s Conan stories ever gained such lasting popularity. They are glaringly racist, blatantly sexist, and poorly written ...more
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Jan 01, 2011
 
Hillel: If Not Now, When?
4.17
far predates Judaism
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Feb 25, 2011
 
Unweaving the Rainbow: Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder
4.01
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Feb 25, 2011
 
This Alien Shore
4.01
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Feb 25, 2011
 
The Firm
3.94
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Jan 01, 2011
 
Queen of Sorcery (The Belgariad, #2)
4.12
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Jan 01, 2011
 
Thief of Time (Discworld, #26)
4.21
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Jan 01, 2011
 
The Extended Phenotype: The Long Reach of the Gene
4.04
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Feb 25, 2011
 
Eric (Discworld, #9; Rincewind #4)
3.68
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Jan 01, 2011
 
Sourcery (Discworld, #5)
3.84
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Jan 01, 2011
 
Tales from Earthsea (Earthsea Cycle, #5)
3.97
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Feb 25, 2011
 
So, You Want to Be Canadian: All About the Most Fascinating People in the World and the Magical Place They Call Home
3.53
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Feb 25, 2011
 
The Island of Doctor Moreau
3.70
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Jan 01, 2011
 
The Original Illustrated Sherlock Holmes (37 Short Stories and 1 Novel)
4.50
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Feb 25, 2011
 
Orsinian Tales
3.68
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Feb 25, 2011
 
In Search of Schrödinger's Cat: Quantum Physics and Reality
3.98
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Feb 25, 2011
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