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Deep Play by Paul Pritchard
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Into The Silence by Wade Davis
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Looks at Mallory and the team that tried to conquer Everest - not only the expedition but who they were and why they were like that

As noted in the subtitle that was basically empire, public school and the great war

The chapter on the great war is he
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New Model Army by Adam Roberts
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really struggled with this one - just couldn't believe that soldiers would be acting and thinking like the ones in the book.

Gave up on it (which is *Very* rare for me)

As noted elsewhere some Adam Roberts books are utterly brilliant - this one didn'
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The Girl With All the Gifts by M.R. Carey
The Girl With All the Gifts
by M.R. Carey (Goodreads Author)
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I read this in a single night - compelling and well put together and a cracking good read with a pleasing 'twist' at the end (you can see it coming but it's nicely done)
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Railtrack and Other Letters by John Hein
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John Hein registers a company called Railtrack in Scotland that is occasionally mistaken for the English Railtrack and then gently trolls the lazy and witless who not only fail to do their research but continue in their instance that it is they that ...more
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The Flesh Market by Richard   Wright
The Flesh Market
by Richard Wright (Goodreads Author)
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First off I must declare an interest :- Rick is a friend and an old flatmate of mine (we shared a flat, and a lot of beer, when he wrote his first book Cuckoo). Secondly I must note I don't really read much 'horror', which is kind of the genre that R ...more
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Adam Robots by Adam Roberts
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I read some Adam Roberts books and I think he is the best writer ever. And I read others and think "why am I even reading this"

A book of his short stories is going tick both those boxes and this one does.

Still some great stuff in here and well wort
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Pleasure Dome by Yusef Komunyakaa
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There is a Raymond Carver poem called (if I remember rightly) "You don't know what love is" - which is ostensibly Bukowski ranting at a group of people.

Yusef Komunyakaa makes Bukowski look like he doesn't know what love it,

This work is full of Jazz
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Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer
Annihilation
by Jeff VanderMeer (Goodreads Author)
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