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Foe
3.46
None
Oct 2004
May 26, 2007
 
The Man-Eaters of Tsavo
3.89
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Oct 23, 2013
Oct 21, 2013
 
King Solomon's Mines
3.78
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Sep 03, 2008
Aug 13, 2008
 
She (She, #1)
3.59
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Dec 10, 2008
Jul 08, 2008
 
The Man Who Would Be King
3.75
I must admit I find the modern backlash against colonialism to be somewhat ridiculous; as if colonialism were something new, something purely European ...more
Mar 2005
Aug 21, 2007
 
Imaro
4.00
In the hands of its most talented practitioners, Sword & Sorcery can be thrilling, scintillating, and deeply ironic--which makes it all the more r ...more
Dec 15, 2014
May 26, 2013
 
Salammbô
3.72
Carthage holds a certain fascination for me, as a classics scholar, in that it was an empire of power, influence, and grand personalities--and yet the ...more
Nov 20, 2014
Oct 31, 2014
 
Heart of Darkness
3.39
Like contemporaries Haggard and Melville, Joseph Conrad lived the adventures he wrote. He left his native Ukraine to escape the political persecution ...more
Jan 1999
Jun 30, 2007
 
Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1)
3.57
Like the bloom of critically-successful Native American novels of the late seventies, this book does not come from an alien culture. It does not repre ...more
Oct 2004
Jun 05, 2007
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