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A Clockwork Orange
3.96
Full review here.

Ahh, finally. After reading two duds (Great Gatsby and 2001 respectively) it feels so good to finally get a book as excellent as this
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Aug 04, 2012
Jan 27, 2012
 
Fear of the Dark
3.87
Publisher's summary: "On a moon of the ruined planet Akoshemon, an age-old terror is about to be reborn. Something that remembers the spiral of war, p ...more
Jul 28, 2013
May 29, 2013
 
The War of the Worlds
3.76
First thoughts:

* Hugely interesting to see an "alien invasion" book before any other type of that story had been done. Specifically on how a Victorian
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Oct 09, 2013
Feb 15, 2012
 
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
4.08
Full review here

"I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me".

- Hunter S. Thompson

Christ alm
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Sep 06, 2012
Jul 05, 2012
 
Doctor Who: The Doll of Death (The Companion Chronicles, #3.03)
3.33
Thoughts:

Katy Manning does a good job recreating the voices of the characters, particularly those of Jon Pertwee and the Brigadier (the bit when they
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Jan 12, 2014
Dec 25, 2013
 
How To Read Hitler
3.50
Great overview. Gregor has given a detailed overview on Hitler's deranged and constant stream of nonsense that he wrote in his two shit-piles of books ...more
Feb 18, 2015
Jan 31, 2015
 
Julius Caesar
3.62
For starters, it’s a little weird having a play titled Julius Caesar but only featuring him a handful of times, and then killing him off mid-way throu ...more
Dec 23, 2014
May 26, 2012
 
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. 2
3.94
Okay, really, I'm finishing this. I know normally my book OCD makes me only complete a book until I HAVE READ EVERY LAST PAGE...but really, It's getti ...more
Jan 30, 2014
Jan 15, 2012
 
The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008
3.80
Mostly very good. Krugman's claim at the front of the book that he intends to make it more readable to the wider non-economic savvy public doesn't rea ...more
Apr 02, 2015
Oct 07, 2014
 
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
3.69
Review here

It shames me to say that the only reason I picked up this book was because of the title. Just the image of Abraham Lincoln running around s
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Aug 18, 2012
Aug 15, 2012
 
Watchmen
4.32
Full review here

This is the best novel I have ever read. There's no sarcasm or over-exaggeration in that sentence. This novel truly is the best book I
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not set
Jan 15, 2012
 
How I Escaped My Certain Fate
4.28
Full review here

As a hard-core comedy and Stewart Lee fan this book was a delight for me to read and really gave a fascinating insight into the workin
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Jan 15, 2012
 
Doctor Who: Scales of Injustice (The Monster Collection)
3.56
This was stonking good fun. :)

There's such alot of good stuff in this book. It acts in a way similar to Who Killed Kennedy? did, in that it gives some
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Apr 18, 2014
May 29, 2013
 
The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sherlock Holmes, #5)
4.04
Okay folks, I've got it. Possibly the most ground breaking discovery in all of literary criticism. You ready for it? Okay...Sherlock Holmes, was the o ...more
Sep 09, 2013
Jun 19, 2012
 
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Tales of Terror
3.91
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and and Mr. Hyde read. Thoughts:

* First of all starts with very thick, heavy, elaborate writing. At first very hard to
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Nov 09, 2013
Aug 18, 2013
 
No Country For Old Men
4.10
Full review here

**SPOILERS AHEAD**

Y'know sometimes buying a book on a whim reaps great benefits. As soon as I purchased this book and started getting
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Aug 11, 2012
Jul 19, 2012
 
Doctor Who: Evolution
3.45
Thoughts:

+ Dialogue in this book is fantastic. Some really funny and smart lines:

Kipling: "What are you a Doctor of?"
The Doctor: "This and that. That
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May 27, 2014
Oct 24, 2013
 
Ten Little Aliens
3.46
Publisher's summary: Deep in the heart of a hollowed-out moon the First Doctor finds a chilling secret: ten alien corpses, frozen in time at the momen ...more
Jun 25, 2013
May 29, 2013
 
2001: A Space Odyssey (Space Odyssey, #1)
4.06
Full review here

Having seen the film of 2001 a decided to read the book to see what is essentially the same story although portrayed in a different wa
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Jul 27, 2012
Feb 03, 2012
 
The Great Gatsby
3.85
Original review (3 stars):
Full review here

The recurring quote I noticed when I was looking at the review page at the words "the supreme American nove
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Feb 13, 2014
May 24, 2012
 
The Hobbit
4.21
**spoiler alert** Well this was certainly a refreshing change.

A quick look at my favourites list will show that I mostly read dark, heavy and often bl
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Dec 26, 2012
Jul 08, 2012
 
Notes from Underground & The Double
4.18
Well Notes From Underground left me with a different combination of thoughts and emotions.

Basically, the book is about a bitter, misanthropic recluse
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Jan 07, 2013
Oct 22, 2012
 
1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die: 5th Anniversary Edition
4.05
As a big movie buff myself found this book and incredibly useful and interesting book and it is a very satisfying feeling to tick off each individual ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2012
 
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
4.06
Looking at the reviews for this book on Goodreads It seems people really don't like this book and I don't really know why. Mostly it seems because of ...more
Aug 24, 2012
Apr 07, 2012
 
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Black Dossier
3.45
Just finished reading it. First of all I love Alan Moore and his work and have huge respect and admiration of him and deeply love the works of art he ...more
Jun 08, 2012
Jan 15, 2012
 
Waiting for Godot and Endgame: Contemporary Critical Essays (New Casebooks)
3.74
Some good stuff in here, but alot of them are unbelievably dense and penetrating to read. It's almost as if some of the writers were consciously tryin ...more
Nov 2014
Sep 26, 2014
 
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
3.83
A lovely and charming thing of a book. And as far as I have heard quite accurate to how real people with Asperger's see the world.
Feb 05, 2013
Jul 17, 2012
 
Brighton Rock
3.74
Review coming soon (although don't hold your breath, I'm terrible at getting things done.
Aug 26, 2013
Jan 02, 2013
 
The Big Sleep (Philip Marlowe, #1)
4.05
Hmmm, well...

unfinshed review
Apr 11, 2014
Aug 14, 2012
 
The Kite Runner
4.22
None
Dec 17, 2013
Sep 10, 2013
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