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Lord Jim
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"Alternating between delightfully descriptive and frustratingly florid. Want to grab the authour and yell "get on with it!" but it's just such a perfect after dinner drinks and cigars tale that gets better with each retelling..." Oct 08, 2013 09:09PM

 
Alpha 5
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"Not finding anything interesting here so far. Feel like a bored teenager looking out the window in spring time.... Putting it up for a bit." Apr 08, 2011 11:11AM

 

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Poison Fruit by Jacqueline Carey
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Great fun read I literally stayed up until two in the morning to finish.

Even though I haven't read the earlier books I the series there was enough"remember when"material to get me up to speed without it being to annoying.

This is the kind of magic I c
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Inherit the Stars by Tony Peak
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A mixed bag all the way around.

Interesting backdrop, with weird holes in it.

Interesting characters,that sometimes turn into tired stereotypes.

A plot that wanders around all over the place - Pirates, alien menace, thriller, love story, you name it, i
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Wind Raker by Melissa Scott
"I really enjoyed this entry in the series; I was SO delighted that Jerry finally got to have a (current) relationship too. I liked the kids, and I liked the setting. There wasn't really a huge amount of actual plot, but that's okay. I'm definitely..." Read more of this review »
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Seetee Ship by Jack Williamson
Seetee Ship
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Showing its age I'm afraid.
On the positive side of the ledger there's a couple of interesting characters, and the background is intriguing and plausible.
On the other side, the"science" gets very fifties handwavy fast, and once you have figured out
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