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Room by Emma Donoghue
by Emma Donoghue (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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I'm in a bit of a quandary with this book. On the one hand I think the main reason I could not like this book was because it was written in the perspective of a five year old child so I found it hard to relate or emphasize with him. However had it be...more
Fatherland by Robert Harris
by Robert Harris
read in July, 2014
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I'm not sure whether the fact that I'm only going to give this book 3 stars is my fault or the books. I am in a particularly busy period at work so my concentration span isn't at its highest. However I did find this book quite hard going, especially...more
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The Adventures of Tintin by Alex Irvine
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I'd watched the film 'The Adventures of Tintin' on a plane a few years ago but on a 9 hour flight so unfortunately I don't remember a lot of it. Therefore I don't really know how closely the book follows the film.
The way it is written though is as if...more
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Princesses Behaving Badly by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie
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King, Kaiser, Tsar by Catrine Clay
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This Year It Will Be Different by Maeve Binchy
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Ok so my first error was probably reading this book in July- not an easy time to get into the Christmas spirit. However it was too many Christmas stories rolled in to one. By the end I was hoping Christmas would be cancelled, just so I wouldn't have...more
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The Reluctant King by Sarah Bradford
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This Year It Will Be Different, and other stories by Maeve Binchy
" This is the current choice of my local reading group. Short stories all with a Christmas theme, I suspect a lot of them will be quite sentimental. Not really my sort of book at all - but I'm giving it a bash. Read two of the stories so far - one f... " Read more of this review »
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