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The Green Pearl (Lyonesse, #2)
4.15
So, again, following the adventure in the Elder Islands with the irresistible and unique Vance's style. He continues the story as it was left by Lyone ...more
not set
Sep 29, 2009
 
Suldrun's Garden (Lyonesse, #1)
3.93
It was a long time since I read this one. And I think I have enjoyed it even more when I re-read it.

As many of Vance's books it is full of adventure,
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Jul 02, 2010
Apr 14, 2009
 
Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
4.41
Just the stories told in this book made it really superb. It might be one of the best accounts on WWII. Might be it is, but for the annoying comments ...more
not set
Apr 03, 2009
 
Alicia en el país de las maravillas
4.00
I know little about all the fuss over this book. However, I think that most people try to see things that are not really there, for the good and for t ...more
May 18, 2015
May 13, 2015
 
When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit (Out of the Hitler Time, #1)
3.88
Another unexpected nice surprise.

This is a children's book, but this fact does not minimize its value. I rather say that it makes it even better, as i
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Feb 19, 2013
Feb 19, 2013
 
The Worlds of Jack Vance
4.27
Quite a remarkable collection of stories!

They should truly be considered as SF, but Jack Vance somehow transcends those boundaries. I would call them
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Feb 17, 2014
Feb 06, 2014
 
Jingo (Discworld, #21; City Watch #4)
4.06
Another visit to our friends of the Night Watch, although it has become just the Town Watch.

Pratchett's satiric view usually touches many points and i
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Jun 30, 2011
Jun 21, 2011
 
The Heart of a Goof
3.93
After many years, I come again to Wodehouse.

Humour is very hard to write and to achieve. There are many authors that try it and fail in more or less d
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Nov 12, 2013
Nov 05, 2013
 
Soul Music (Discworld, #16; Death, #3)
3.99
Usually, those books including Death are among my favourites.

Might be I was not in the right mood (again), but this was not bad, but just OK for me.

I
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Jul 03, 2014
Jun 24, 2014
 
Feet of Clay (Discworld, #19; City Watch #3)
4.22
As any Pratchett book, it is not bad and you may always count on enjoying a good part of it, if not all.

This one continues on the Ankh-Morpork's Night
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Mar 26, 2010
Mar 15, 2010
 
Moving Pictures (Discworld, #10)
3.87
Pratchett is like a pair of good old house slippers.

I always come to him just for relaxing and enjoying a nice and comfortable time.

He always finds a
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Apr 17, 2013
Apr 08, 2013
 
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
4.28
I have always wanted to put my hands on this book and it has taken me a while to do so.

Many people talked fondly of it and I wanted to check it.

It is
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May 25, 2011
May 26, 2011
 
Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad
4.19
This is an interesting book on the battle for Stalingrad. As many USA historians seems to do (like Stephen E. Ambrose), Craig digs on the experiences ...more
Nov 02, 2010
Sep 28, 2010
 
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
4.26
As it happens sometimes, this is a book I wanted to read, but I did not manage to have the decision to open it. I was in fear to find it not as good a ...more
Oct 31, 2013
Oct 18, 2013
 
Joy in the Morning (Jeeves, #8)
4.35
Joy in the Morning has the right to be the best Wodehouse novel for me beside Full Moon .
The first one, with the inimitable Jeeves and Wooster, got sl
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Apr 08, 2009
 
Wyrd Sisters (Discworld, #6; Witches #2)
4.08
As usual, you will get a relaxing and joyous time reading this book.

The novel evolves around the witches of Lancre (already introduced in "Equal Rites
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Dec 02, 2013
Nov 26, 2013
 
Homenaje a Tolkien: 19 relatos fantásticos
3.52
That's what happens on books including tales from different authors. Some you like, some you do not... and at the end the final rating goes to all of ...more
Mar 18, 2013
Mar 04, 2013
 
Besame Mucho
4.09
This is a very interesting book, writing by a pediatric (Carlos González) dealing with many of the myths and falsehoods of child care.
Truly, it pays s
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Sep 23, 2010
Aug 31, 2010
 
Planet of Adventure (Planet of Adventure, #1-4)
4.24
It was a long time ago since I read this trilogy.

It might be that some of the original thrill I got when first read it is gone, but the quality is st
...more
Sep 26, 2013
Apr 14, 2009
 
Waterloo
3.33
This is a thorough and in depth study of the events that put into an end the last Hundred Days of Napoleon.
It recounts the last battles fought by the
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Jan 13, 2013
Nov 06, 2012
 
Way Station
4.02
It was a long time since I read this. I remember it with warm memories and I liked it. Now I have liked it too, but not so much as then.

The story has
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Jul 26, 2010
May 22, 2009
 
The Last Continent (Discworld, #22)
3.96
Even if Pratchett will never disappoint you, it is certain that some books will be more likeable than others.

Discworld is a wonderful mirror of our o
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Oct 18, 2013
Sep 27, 2013
 
What's It All About
4.02
This book was a gift. An it became a most surprising one, indeed. Not a fan myself of autobiographies about stars or famous people, it is about my fav ...more
May 06, 2013
Jun 05, 2009
 
Full Moon (Blandings Castle, #7)
4.15
Blandings Castle dwellers exposed in the most hilarious of situations. You will love them all, without restrictions, and laugh as you will never do.
T
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Apr 08, 2009
 
Men at Arms (Discworld, #15; City Watch #2)
4.32
It has been a while since I enjoyed so much a Pratchett's book, being this an easy reading. This time I have been able to get rid of the "another Disc ...more
May 17, 2011
May 08, 2011
 
On Stranger Tides
3.88
Nice book.

I enjoyed more some other from Powers, though. Might be, it is because the set is now some centuries ago, so the ominous atmosphere about bl
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Mar 05, 2010
Jan 13, 2010
 
On War, Indexed Edition
3.94
This a quite interesting book.

It surprised me (in a good way) a little as, although at the beginning I was not sure what to expect from it. The subjec
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Jul 27, 2011
Oct 01, 2009
 
Maskerade (Discworld, #18; Witches #5)
4.01
As sometimes happen either Pratchett fails to connect or I was not interested in the plot. However, it made an entertaining reading.

The opera plot mis
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Apr 08, 2014
Apr 02, 2014
 
Treasure Island
3.80
ADVENTURE!
You have it all here.

The paradigmatic dream of every teenager: to rise from a dull life into an extraordinary, bold, dangerous and unique a
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not set
Apr 22, 2009
 
Ringworld (Ringworld, #1)
3.94
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not set
Jul 05, 2011
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