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The Great Heresies
4.27
Another eye opening history from a very readable writer. Hilaire Belloc was half English, half French, a one time MP and a prolific writer known as "t ...more
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Aug 03, 2011
 
The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades)
3.88
Politically Incorrect but Factually Correct as far as i can determine,one source being discussions with an Iraqi Christian i know. It's laid out well ...more
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Aug 03, 2011
 
Dying Inside
3.86
A very good but quite depressing read. For me it spoke of lonliness as the most terrible aspects of being human, as a price of being any kind of indiv ...more
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Aug 03, 2011
 
The Everlasting Man
4.23
I read this to give me a different perspective from Peter Watson's 'A History of Ideas' which is an epic scholarly work of modern atheistic scepticism ...more
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Aug 03, 2011
 
Watchmen
4.32
This is multi-layered literature with something to say about people and the world, and in a format that is unintimidating and accessible. I first read ...more
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Aug 03, 2011
 
Dead or Alive: The Choice is Yours - The Definitive Self-Protection Handbook
3.80
One of the most usefull books i've ever read, and something i'd recommend to anyone. Practical Self-Protection, looking at not just what you can do wh ...more
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Aug 03, 2011
 
Night Watch (Discworld, #29)
4.44
Terry Pratchett has always been quite a good storyteller, but the difference beween his more recent Discworld Novels, like this one, and the earlier o ...more
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Aug 03, 2011
 
Thud! (Discworld, #34)
4.25
Another great Pratchett, another great Watch novel. Plunging Commander Sam Vimes and the Ankh-Morpork City Watch into the policing complexities of the ...more
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Aug 03, 2011
 
Fear: The Friend Of Exceptional People: How To Turn Negative Attitudes In To Positive Outcomes
3.87
This is a good book, well worth reading. Explains what fear is in a physical and psychological sense, why it manifests as, and when, it does, and how ...more
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Aug 03, 2011
 
Characters of the Reformation
4.09
Hilaire Belloc: a great writer with a mean witty style which is a joy to read. This book was an eye opener, a brain filler and immensely enjoyable to ...more
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Aug 03, 2011
 
The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable
3.84
As i read this book a feeling grew in me that simply expressed the fact that i had been waiting for this book for all my post childhood life. Despite ...more
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Aug 03, 2011
 
The Devil: Britain's Most Feared Underworld Taxman
3.83
I don't usually read biographies or memoirs, however this one caught my eye. Not strictly either of the above it's a fully acknowleged ghost written a ...more
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Aug 03, 2011
 
Nova
3.83
A space opera, about madness, pride and obsession. A world of the future wonderfully constructed in the writing and the characters, deliciously exotic ...more
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Aug 03, 2011
 
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (Chronicles of Narnia, #5)
4.07
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Aug 03, 2011
 
Neverwhere
4.16
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Aug 03, 2011
 
The Silence of the Lambs
4.07
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Aug 03, 2011
 
The Empire of "The City": The Secret History of British Financial Power
4.00
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Jul 10, 2012
 
The Story of Philosophy
4.06
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Jul 10, 2012
 
Nation
4.03
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Aug 03, 2011
 
The Long Hard Road Out of Hell
3.86
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Aug 03, 2011
 
The Stain on the Snow
3.96
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Aug 03, 2011
 
Fantastic Mr. Fox
3.99
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Aug 03, 2011
 
Thief of Time (Discworld, #26; Death, #5)
4.21
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Aug 03, 2011
 
Affluenza
3.51
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Aug 03, 2011
 
Eric (Discworld, #9)
3.68
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Aug 03, 2011
 
Sourcery (Discworld, #5; Rincewind #3)
3.84
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Aug 03, 2011
 
Diggers (Bromeliad Trilogy, #2)
3.81
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Aug 03, 2011
 
The Wee Free Men (Discworld, #30; Tiffany Aching, #1)
4.22
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Aug 03, 2011
 
The Athenian Murders
3.84
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Aug 03, 2011
 
On the Meaning of Life
3.93
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Jul 10, 2012
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