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Human Nature (Virgin New Adventures, #38)
4.12
One of the best pieces of original Doctor Who fiction yet published. A magnificent story full of humanity and wit.
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Jun 16, 2010
 
La Traviata [With 2 CDs]
4.15
Concise and pithy guide to this perennial Verdi favourite. We have a brief overview of Verdi's life, the background to the opera's creation and its cr ...more
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Jun 16, 2010
 
Never the Bride (Brenda and Effie Mystery #1)
3.72
This is the first in the on-going Brenda series, and introduces us to the central character, a woman of mysterious provenance with hands of different ...more
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Aug 16, 2010
 
Something Borrowed (Brenda & Effie Mystery #2)
3.88
Something Borrowed is the second novel in the Brenda and Effie series, following Never the Bride and succeeded by Conjugal Rites. Like its predecessor ...more
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Aug 16, 2010
 
Life After Life
3.71
What if you had the chance to live your life again, and again and again, until you got it right? That is the premise of Kate Atkinson’s latest novel, ...more
Aug 22, 2013
Aug 24, 2013
 
The Passage (The Passage, #1)
4.01
The military set out to create indestructible soldiers, but ended-up creating a breed of monsters who thirst for blood and are all-but impossible to k ...more
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Aug 16, 2010
 
The Teleportation Accident
3.46
In nineteen-thirties Berlin, a dark force is coming to power. And it’s not the one you might expect. Egon Loesser is a theatre designer struggling to ...more
Apr 30, 2013
Apr 21, 2013
 
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
3.87
When retired former-brewery worker Harold Fry receives a letter from a dying former colleague whom he hasn't seen for over twenty years, he is moved t ...more
Apr 12, 2013
Apr 11, 2013
 
The Man Who Wrote Mozart: The Extraordinary Life of Lorenzo Da Ponte
4.11
A highly readable account of one of the greatest librettists of all. Da Ponte collaborated with Mozart of three of his greatest operas, but that was o ...more
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Jun 16, 2010
 
Death Comes for the Poets
3.00
Someone is killing the poets of the British Isles in ways which mirror their work. The widow of one victim calls in Victor Priest, a specialist in art ...more
Apr 26, 2013
Apr 21, 2013
 
The Shelf: From LEQ to LES: Adventures in Extreme Reading
3.69
As a keen reader, one of the things I very much enjoy is books about books. Whether for the shared experience of reading, or for suggestions about wha ...more
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Aug 17, 2014
 
The Inferno of Dante Alighieri
3.97
A very powerful translation of this great work, by one of the finest poets writing today. Written in Dante's own chosen form of terza rima, Carson nev ...more
Dec 08, 2013
Dec 08, 2013
 
I Am The Doctor
4.04
Jon Pertwee wrote a memoir, 'Moonboots and Dinner Suits', but ended the book before the point at which he was cast as everyone's favourite Time Lord. ...more
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Jun 16, 2010
 
Falling Man
3.19
Of the vast slew of post-911 novels, this really stands out. Set in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks, the novel deals with Delillo's perennial t ...more
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Jun 18, 2010
 
The Lyttelton/Hart-Davis Letters: Correspondence of George Lyttelton and Rupert Hart-Davis, 1955-56
4.50
George Lyttleton, Oxford Don, complained that no one ever wrote to him. Rupert Hart-Davis, one of his former students, promised to begin a corresponde ...more
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Jun 26, 2010
 
The Lyttelton Hart-Davis Letters:  Volumes One and Two 1955-1957.: Correspondence of George Lyttelton and Rupert Hart-Davis: Vol 1-2 in 1v.
4.33
George Lyttleton, Oxford Don, complained that no one ever wrote to him. Rupert Hart-Davis, one of his former students, promised to begin a corresponde ...more
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Jun 26, 2010
 
The Lyttelton Hart-Davis Letters
5.00
George Lyttleton, Oxford Don, complained that no one ever wrote to him. Rupert Hart-Davis, one of his former students, promised to begin a corresponde ...more
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Jun 26, 2010
 
Lyttelton Hart Davis Letters Vol 3
4.00
George Lyttleton, Oxford Don, complained that no one ever wrote to him. Rupert Hart-Davis, one of his former students, promised to begin a corresponde ...more
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Jun 26, 2010
 
Lyttelton Hart Davis Letters Vols 5 6
4.00
George Lyttleton, Oxford Don, complained that no one ever wrote to him. Rupert Hart-Davis, one of his former students, promised to begin a corresponde ...more
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Jun 26, 2010
 
Lyttelton Hart Davis Letters Vol 4
5.00
George Lyttleton, Oxford Don, complained that no one ever wrote to him. Rupert Hart-Davis, one of his former students, promised to begin a corresponde ...more
not set
Jun 26, 2010
 
The Lyttelton Hart-Davis Letters: v. 3-4 in 1v.: Correspondence of George Lyttelton and Rupert Hart-Davis
4.00
George Lyttleton, Oxford Don, complained that no one ever wrote to him. Rupert Hart-Davis, one of his former students, promised to begin a corresponde ...more
not set
Jun 26, 2010
 
The Lyttelton Hart-Davis Letters, 1955-1962: A Selection
4.75
George Lyttleton, Oxford Don, complained that no one ever wrote to him. Rupert Hart-Davis, one of his former students, promised to begin a corresponde ...more
not set
Jun 26, 2010
 
Doctor Who the Handbook: The Sixth Doctor
3.90
David J Howe and co wrote one book on each of television's Doctor Whos. This book covers the controversial era of the Sixth Doctor, played by the char ...more
not set
Jun 16, 2010
 
Agatha Raisin and the Witch of Wyckhadden (Agatha Raisin, #9)
3.75
Different from the majority of Whodunnits, in that Agatha Raisin tends to stumble across the solution, rather than working things out in the manner of ...more
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Jul 20, 2010
 
Il Trovatore
3.95
Excellent guide to one of Verdi's great masterpieces, with a detailed background to the opera's composition, an account of performance history, a deta ...more
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Jun 17, 2010
 
I Saw the World End
4.54
Deryck Cooke was one of the best musicologists, his thoughts cogent and brilliantly expressed. This was to have been his magnum opus, a detailed accou ...more
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Jun 28, 2010
 
Doctor Who: Travel Without the Tardis
3.31
Very much an oddity - two American Doctor Who fans travel to some of the locations used in the tv series Doctor Who. Worth reading as much for the mis ...more
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Jun 16, 2010
 
Doctor Who: The Nth Doctor - An In-depth Study of the Films That Almost Were (Doctor Who)
3.56
While Doctor Who was off the air between 1989 and 1996, many attempts were made to bring the show back, mainly as a big budget movie - names like Spie ...more
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Jun 16, 2010
 
The Target Book: A History of the Target Doctor Who Books
4.46
David Howe is without doubt the best writer of non-fiction about Doctor Who. Here he tells the inside story of the Target books range - the publishers ...more
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Jun 16, 2010
 
Doctor Who the Handbook: The Third Doctor
4.00
David J Howe and co wrote one book on each of the first seven Doctor Whos, and this one covers the five-year era of the immensely popular Jon Pertwee. ...more
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Jun 16, 2010
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