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Roger Cottrell Roger Cottrell said: " My previous critique didn't do this important book justice. Risen opens the lid on the CIA's failure to identify the threat posed by al Qaeda, ahead of 9/11 and the consequent efforts of strategically placed Neo Cons to fabricate evidence for an ille ...more "

 
Politics of Illusion
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The Moor's Last Sigh by Salman Rushdie
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Bone Machine by Martyn Waites
Bone Machine
by Martyn Waites
read in November, 2012
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I loved Martyn Waits use of Newcastle space and solid socio-political theme in earlier novels like MARY'S PRAYER and CANDLELAND - the former of which owed something to Ted Lewis and GET CARTER. But he's grown to maturity as a writer with the Joe Dono ...more
The Fall of Public Man by Richard Sennett
The Fall of Public Man
by Richard Sennett
read in November, 2012
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The most important contribution to the dialogue with the unfinished project of Karl Marx since Guy DeBord comes from the canon of former London School of Economics Professor Richard Sennett. Seminal is his recognition that Marx's efforts to create a ...more
State of War by James Risen
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My previous critique didn't do this important book justice. Risen opens the lid on the CIA's failure to identify the threat posed by al Qaeda, ahead of 9/11 and the consequent efforts of strategically placed Neo Cons to fabricate evidence for an ille ...more
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" I don't know but strongly suspect that Bob Kane's BATMAN followed the "Black Bat," which raises interesting questions. The creators of Superman were c ...more "
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" I've definitely got to check out Robert Crais. At the moment my favourite contemporary American authors definitely include James Ellroy (particularly ...more "
Kingdom Come by J.G. Ballard
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Vladimir Ilich Lenin
“Give me just one generation of youth, and I'll transform the whole world.”
Vladimir Ilich Lenin

Robert Browning
“Grow old with me! The best is yet to be.”
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Vladimir Ilich Lenin
“Sometimes - history needs a push.”
Vladimir Ilich Lenin

Robert Browning
“Out of your whole life give but a moment!
All of your life that has gone before,
All to come after it, -so you ignore,
So you make perfect the present, condense,
In a rapture of rage, for perfection's endowment,
Thought and feeling and soul and sense. ”
Robert Browning

Vladimir Ilich Lenin
“Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.”
Vladimir Ilich Lenin

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