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Australian Autopsy: The Gory Details of How England Dissected Australia in the 2010/11 Ashes
3.65
Jarod is a very entertaining journnalist who coveres Australia's recent ill fated series loss to England - a record breaking series. The book is from ...more
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Oct 01, 2011
 
On Pietersen: The Making of Kp
3.00
I wasn't too impressed by this account of KP's career and life as I don't think it went deep enough into the character of Pietersen or indeed shared a ...more
Aug 31, 2014
Sep 06, 2014
 
Damned (Damned #1)
3.37
I was disappointed by this book , the repetitions, the poor progress of a story and the inconclusive ending. pygmy was more structured, Haunted a work ...more
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Feb 11, 2012
 
The Passage (The Passage, #1)
4.01
The Passage was an awesome (and I mean that in the dictionary defined sense) book.
I was lucky enough to have a copy of the Audiobook which was read b
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Jul 18, 2011
Jul 05, 2011
 
Talulla Rising (The Last Werewolf, #2)
3.77
A bit of a departure from the dark melancholic brilliance of the first book. This sequel somehow manages to straddle popular shock fiction and young a ...more
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May 08, 2012
 
American Gods (American Gods, #1)
4.10
I couldn't get into this book, found the characters to be shallow, the protagonist dull and the storyline in deep need of pace, one of those books whe ...more
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Jun 10, 2012
 
A Day and a Night and a Day: A Novel
3.69

A very good book that asks some interesting questions. All the ingredients of a Glen Duncan novel are thrown together brilliantly. Deep connectable em
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Jun 06, 2012
Jun 10, 2012
 
Dust and Shadow: An Account of the Ripper Killings by Dr. John H. Watson
3.98
Another brilliant book by Lindsay Faye. I enjoyed the brilliant perspective of Watson throughout this delicately and wonderfully crafted tale. As you ...more
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Mar 19, 2013
 
The Last Werewolf (The Last Werewolf, #1)
3.47
Loved this book! I do like Glen Duncan's agility when it comes to writing. First person Satan and post dead ordinary man were two tough subjects to wr ...more
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Apr 26, 2012
 
Gone Girl
3.97
not a bad book I've given it 4 stars as it manages to maintain high intensity despite only a handful of characters. There are many plot turns and its ...more
Feb 02, 2013
Jan 12, 2013
 
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
4.44
A brilliant book, written by a master of dark fantasy. When I realised there are another 6 books to go I got a warm, fuzzy feeling. The complexity, th ...more
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Jul 10, 2012
 
Ghostwritten
4.08
Struggled with this one, go 2/3rds of the way through and gave up. Nowhere near the connection that Cloud Atlas has and reads quite self indulgently.
Feb 09, 2013
Feb 02, 2013
 
Omnitopia: Dawn (Omnitopia, #1)
3.72
Nothing is wrong in this book which is precisely what is wrong with it.
Apr 02, 2013
Apr 05, 2013
 
The Minotaur Takes a Cigarette Break
3.76
Quite brilliant book, amazingly crafted, wonderfully told. A must read.
Jan 12, 2011
Jan 05, 2012
 
Geek Love
3.99
What's not to love about this book?
The characters, the uniqueness of the story, the perfect prose, the dramatic start, the compelling middle and the b
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Aug 26, 2011
Aug 09, 2011
 
The Gods of Gotham (Timothy Wilde Mysteries, #1)
3.87
Really enjoyed this book, a good caper with some very interesting characters. Pace and wit coupled with historical and political context.
Jan 26, 2013
Jan 12, 2013
 
Ready Player One
4.31
This was a whole lotta fun. Having just read a Martin Amis novel I found this to be a very different style of writing, kind of junk food really but as ...more
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Dec 11, 2011
 
Unwind (Unwind, #1)
4.20
Due to the fact that this is a young adults book there are no prizes for prose or any real depth in the story line but the story itself is quite an en ...more
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Aug 30, 2011
 
The Book Thief
4.36
I must admit I found this book a little underwhelming. One of my pet hates is a book that tries to cleverly build the ending into it and it just didn' ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
 
The Sisters Brothers
3.83

This was a solid book with some very nice dialogue and the great feeling of history. The intimacy that Patrick deWitt creates between the narrator and
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May 18, 2012
Nov 13, 2011
 
Last Call (Fault Lines, #1)
4.11
Very good read, however the plot is very complex and I never really understood 100% of the story. However the characters, pace and prose of the book a ...more
Mar 19, 2013
Feb 09, 2013
 
Infinite Jest
4.33

I got about half way through and had to give up.. Amongst the flashes of brilliance (and I dont use the term lightly) there was just too much self ind
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Feb 2014
Aug 21, 2011
 
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
4.06
Good book, really interesting for anyone who enjoys consumer research. A little dated now as a lot of the references are 2004 but still very thought p ...more
Dec 30, 2012
Jul 18, 2011
 
Cloud Atlas
4.01

A brilliant book, true storytelling genius at work and an emotional roller-coaster through seemingly infinite boundaries of race, morality, history, f
...more
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Aug 21, 2011
 
Beat the Reaper
3.79
A very good book. Gripping, fast paced and very informative. Worth a read - had a great ending.
Aug 09, 2011
Jul 18, 2011
 
The Dog Stars
3.88
Brilliant story, full of heart and pace, a must read.
Feb 06, 2014
Jan 19, 2013
 
The Green and Golden Age Writings on Modern Cricket
4.06
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Jul 19, 2011
 
Ashes 2005
4.40
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Jul 19, 2011
 
Fags and Lager
3.93
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Jul 18, 2011
 
More Than Human
3.99
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Jul 18, 2011
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