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Wish I Was Here by Jackie Kay
Wish I Was Here
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Melancholy collection of tales of love that has gone wrong in some way. Beautifully written but sad
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The Blackhouse by Peter  May
The Blackhouse (Lewis Trilogy, #1)
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Very good overall. A long build that was much more about life on Lewis and much less about the crime which receded so far into the background as to be almost invisible at times. Which meant that actually I couldn't decide whether the murderer was dec ...more
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The City and the Stars by Arthur C. Clarke
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A reread of an old favourite. It still has the power to make me think although it does remind me that characterisation was never a strength in classic 60-70s science fiction
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Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
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Excellent - very thought provoking. Nothing earth shattering but he brings together a lot of ideas and reminds the reader about things they may have forgotten. It starts with the cognitive revolution and the elimination of other homo species, then mo ...more
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