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The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian (Conan the Cimmerian, #1)
4.15
it was amazing
Screw the films, and even the comics. This is the true Conan, as Howard wrote him, and in a time where you write fat genre novels if you want to write ...more
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Aug 27, 2009
 
Takeover: The Return of the Imperial Presidency and the Subversion of American Democracy
4.06
it was amazing
Read this. What Savage explains here clarifies so much, not only about the recent Bush II Administration, but of many Administrations since FDR- and i ...more
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Aug 27, 2009
 
Tarzan of the Apes (Tarzan, #1)
3.88
really liked it
Much like what happened to Howard's Conan, E.R. Burrough's Tarzan is not what the films (even the good ones) show him to be. Those this book starts ve ...more
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Aug 27, 2009
 
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
4.55
it was amazing
Long, involved, but compelling and worth the time spent.
not set
Aug 27, 2009
 
The Bloody Crown of Conan (Conan the Cimmerian, #2)
4.29
it was amazing
Classic fiction from a man long overdue for the recognition of mastery that he demonstrates in this volume. More authors would do well to take note of ...more
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Aug 27, 2009
 
The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastard, #1)
4.30
it was amazing
I'm biased all to Hell and back, as I'm one of Scott's pals (and mentioned by name), but I loved this book from start to finish- and I read nothing th ...more
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Aug 27, 2009
 
The Savage Tales of Solomon Kane
4.08
it was amazing
With the movie coming soon (that butchers the written Kane horribly), this is a volume that people really ought to seek out and read voraciously (and ...more
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Aug 27, 2009
 
The Gods of Mars (Barsoom #2)
3.86
it was amazing
This is a sequel, but it plays to the strengths thereof by starting right in the thick of things and doesn't let up much until the end, where we have ...more
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Aug 27, 2009
 
Kull: Exile of Atlantis
3.98
it was amazing
After my experiences with other Howard compilations, this is high on the list.
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Aug 27, 2009
 
The Return of Tarzan (Tarzan, #2)
3.80
really liked it
This was the second in the series, and it follows a sort of establishment trilogy format that Burroughs used for the Mars series. This is when we see ...more
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Aug 27, 2009
 
The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks & Win Your Inner Creative Battles
4.05
it was amazing
First rate and very practical advice from someone that's been there and doing it daily. This book is worth owning and rereading frequently.
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Aug 27, 2009
 
Bran Mak Morn: The Last King
4.00
it was amazing
Sadly missing from the awareness of most readers is Howard's stories about this man, though fictional, but different from Conan, Kull and Kane in thei ...more
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Aug 27, 2009
 
A Princess of Mars (Barsoom, #1)
3.80
really liked it
A sadly ill-remembered series, yet its influence remains on popular culture in a much-diffused fashion. Several well-known tropes got their start here ...more
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Aug 27, 2009
 
The Warlord of Mars (Barsoom, #3)
3.86
it was amazing
The end of the establishing trilogy of the John Carter series. All of the plot threads from the first two books are brought to a close here and Carter ...more
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Aug 27, 2009
 
Red Seas Under Red Skies (Gentleman Bastard, #2)
4.24
really liked it
This felt like two books squashed into one; not qutie as good as TLOLL, but still very good aside from the drag when going from Pirate Movie to Heist ...more
not set
Aug 27, 2009
 
The Handmaid's Tale
4.07
did not like it
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In Defense of Globalization
3.39
really liked it
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Apr 04, 2013
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Triplanetary (Lensman, #1)
3.64
it was amazing
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Oct 23, 2009
 
First Lensman (Lensman, #2)
3.84
it was amazing
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Dec 01, 2009
 
Human-Built World: How to Think about Technology and Culture
3.61
really liked it
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Apr 03, 2012
 
Beloved
3.78
did not like it
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Nov 03, 2012
 
Galactic Patrol (Lensman, #3)
3.98
it was amazing
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Dec 01, 2009
 
Gray Lensman (Lensman, #4)
3.97
it was amazing
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Dec 01, 2009
 
Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
3.84
it was amazing
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Apr 04, 2013
 
Elric of Melniboné (Elric, #1)
3.89
really liked it
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Apr 04, 2013
 
Invisible Man
3.84
it was ok
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Sep 23, 2012
Oct 09, 2012
 
Locke: A Biography
3.73
it was amazing
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May 01, 2013
 
Revolutionary Politics and Locke's "Two Treatises of Government"
3.33
it was amazing
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May 01, 2013
 
Political Essays (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought)
3.64
really liked it
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May 01, 2013
 
The Origins of the Modern World: A Global and Ecological Narrative from the Fifteenth to the Twenty-first Century (World Social Change)
3.62
it was amazing
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Apr 04, 2013
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