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Arthur rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Bible of Clay by Julia Navarro
The Bible of Clay
by Julia Navarro
read in December, 2012
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The book is an interesting view of the world of archeologists and the sort of machinations that can be encountered in their dry activities.
A little less embroidery and superfluity would have improved the fluency of the first half of the book which wa
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The Believer by Charles Gidley
The Believer
by Charles Gidley
read in August, 2012
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This is a frightening tale of how a very suggestible boy surrounded by over-indulgent females has his life destroyed by expectations far beyond his capacity.
His final descent into hell on a wave of religious fervour is a sad reminder of how reality a
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The Evolution Myth by Robert James Galgey
" Thank you for your comment, Ian, maybe you could be a little more constructive in your criticism by giving an example of the wool being pulled over yo ...more"
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The Lost Throne by Chris Kuzneski
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This is a good adventure and mystery story that is both gripping and entertaining. The writing style ensures that no matter how many times you are interupted, you will be able to pick up where you left off with little bother. Although fragmented, the ...more
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The Land of Painted Caves by Jean M. Auel
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This is the sixth book of the Earth's Children series and, to be honest, it was a great disappointment. Scenarios that had been set up in the previous two books simply vanished and there just was not enough of the intrigue and adventure that all the ...more
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The Last Ship by William Brinkley
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A great study of the human condition but there was just a bit too much introspection by the captain. Removing his deep concerns and amateur psycological explanations of situations would have had the book moving at a much more intriguing speed.
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Down to a Sunless Sea by David Graham
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The book is quite gripping and, despite the subject, is an easy read. Although the scene setting in the early chapters was necessary, it did seem to take up rather more of the book than could be justified.
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The Host by Stephenie Meyer
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This is a long but easy read and quite thought provoking. Think of "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" but with good manners, extreme politeness and a total lack of gratuitous (or other) violence. Although I do not usually enjoy fiction written in the f ...more
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The Evolution Myth by Robert James Galgey
The Evolution Myth
by Robert James Galgey
recommended to Arthur by: Robert James Galgey
recommended for: Anybody
read in July, 2012
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A very well considered and knowledgeable rebuttal of the much vaunted theory of evolution. For anyone with doubts or who would like to add to or refine their own opinions, I highly recommend this little book.
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