Tyson Adams

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Tyson started writing after an unfortunate accident with an imagination and a pencil at a young age. He writes because he enjoys it and could totally give it up anytime he wanted.

Tyson has a couple of science degrees, is married with a son, a daughter, and is a vocal proponent of renewable energies and refreshing cups of tea.

Book review: Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie

Death on the Nile (Hercule Poirot, #17)Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie


My rating: 3 of 5 stars


You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy than a group of rich people travelling together.


Hercule Poirot decides that he has earned himself a holiday and thinks it would be nice to travel up The Nile in Eygpt. As he ventures out he meets a newlywed couple, their stalker, their maid, their trustee, a romance novelist...

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There is nothing quite like being lectured by a divisive figure about how we need to all come together and agree with him and stop being so nasty to each other.

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Capitalist Realism by Mark Fisher
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You will be assimilated. Resistance is futile.

Capitalist Realism is a long essay or short book that argues we - as in Americans, but pretty much everyone on the planet - are so emersed in capitalism that we have no frame of reference for anything els
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You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy than a group of rich people travelling together.

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Austerity by Mark Blyth
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You have to live within your means unless you are a bank, then you get someone else to pick up the tab.

Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea is pretty much as the title implies. Mark Blyth lays out the history of austerity economics, the argumen
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Bullshit is, of course, the technical term.

Bullshit Jobs builds upon David Graeber's 2013 essay titled On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs. He posits that many of us are working in jobs that we know don't need to be done, that we could stop doing them
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“Violence is what people do when they run out of good ideas.”
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There is another theory which states that this has already happened.”
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“I refuse to answer that question on the grounds that I don't know the answer”
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Tyson Adams Zoë wrote: "Hi Tyson

Thanks so much for Friending me. Hope you enjoy FIRST DROP: Charlie Fox book four, when it reaches the top of your TBR pile :)"


Thanks Zoe. Hopefully my newborn son will let me have some reading time this week to make that happen!


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Zoë Sharp Hi Tyson

Thanks so much for Friending me. Hope you enjoy FIRST DROP: Charlie Fox book four, when it reaches the top of your TBR pile :)


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Tyson Adams Joann wrote: "Thanks for the add Tyson...have a great week :)"

You to Joann!


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JoJo Thanks for the add Tyson...have a great week :)


J.G. Keely Thanks for the friend req. Nice Hamer.


Carmel Thanks for the friend request Tyson!!


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