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Jack Rudra Jack Rudra said: " 100 pages in and this will be one of the best books I've ever read... I've never seen someone with such capacity to look deeply into what drives a fictional character, which is the essence of what drives us as human beings "

 
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The Sandman, Vol. 5 by Neil Gaiman
The Sandman, Vol. 5: A Game of You (The Sandman #5)
by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2008
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The Sandman will always be some of Neil's best work. This one in particular, is the best in capturing the dark world of the sandman and of Neil's imagination. I have not finishe d the Sandman, having read this book for the 5th or so time, I've determ ...more
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Immortality by Milan Kundera
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100 pages in and this will be one of the best books I've ever read... I've never seen someone with such capacity to look deeply into what drives a fictional character, which is the essence of what drives us as human beings
Jack Rudra rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Stardust by Neil Gaiman
Stardust
by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: my mom
read in August, 2007
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I think I liked the movie better. It definitely had more memorable scenes... (captain shakespeare in a tutu) and was funnier (the ghosts were a riot) but definitely had more cheeze overall.

I read this book along time ago and loved it. I read this boo
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Jack Rudra rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Sphere by Michael Crichton
Sphere
by Michael Crichton
read in September, 2007
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Ol' Mike knows how to write a book (or 20). Each one leads you to believe that this man is has a degree in psychology, medicine, law, biology, and about a dozen other fields of study. Not to mention, he must have been a high ranking military official ...more
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The Neverending Story by Michael Ende
The Neverending Story
by Michael Ende
recommended for: folks of all ages
read in July, 2007
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First off, this book is a translation, and you can tell as you read, especially in the beginning, that certain aspects of this seem rather flat, as if something is missing. My guess is that something is somewhere in the original German text.

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The Stolen Child by Keith Donohue
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Life of Pi by Yann Martel
Life of Pi
by Yann Martel
recommended for: mystery lovers
read in November, 2006
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I'm not going to spend alot of time on this one... the beginning is this oral history of a young man's journey through belief and transitions into a young man's journey through the pacific ocean stuck on a lifeboat with a tiger. How they integrate? I ...more
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The Gunslinger by Stephen King
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Here's the thing...

The Dark Tower is a culmination, a grand conjunction of Stephen King's literary world. It is his masterpiece. Most importantly, though it reminds us many times throughout that King is a horror writer at heart, these books are a wor
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The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
The Eye of the World (Wheel of Time, #1)
by Robert Jordan
recommended for: fantasy skeptics
read in January, 2000
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This is the first in the longest but not necessarily greatest fantasy epics of all time.

Robert Jordan embarks on a journey with a handful of farmers that will span over 10,000 pages and raise his pitchfork handling characters to the heights of kings.
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