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Mr Wigg
4.09
liked it
A lovely little book that follows a year in the life of old Mr Wigg - with a not-totally-unexpected ending.

Meet Mr Wigg: recently widowed; a reluctan
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Jun 07, 2014
Jun 05, 2014
 
The Dogs of Babel
3.56
it was ok
I liked - and felt very sorry for - the dog.
Nov 09, 2014
Nov 05, 2014
 
The Briny Cafe
3.74
liked it
A nice book about nothing in particular. Recently I have read a lot of books involving nasty murders, and although this book includes 3 deaths (1 of w ...more
Sep 29, 2011
Sep 24, 2011
 
Journeys on the Silk Road
3.89
liked it
I was a bit concerned on starting this book that, although there appeared to be lots of quotes, there was little referencing. However, on investigatio ...more
Oct 31, 2011
Oct 23, 2011
 
The Ninth Wife
3.30
did not like it
I don't have enough patience to finish this book. I'm currently 51% of the way through and I'm going to put it back on the shelf. The repeated cries o ...more
May 24, 2015
May 18, 2015
 
Gone Girl
4.04
really liked it
Wow! I found it hard to put down - mostly because it was like a disaster movie, if you blinked you missed out on something BIG. I hope I never meet Ni ...more
Mar 09, 2014
Jan 23, 2014
 
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
4.26
really liked it
Snigger!
Aug 23, 2015
Aug 17, 2015
 
Juliet
3.90
it was ok
Everybody knows the Shakespeare's story of Romeo and Juliet, but do you know where the idea came from? Fortier writes a modern tale of Alessandro/Rome ...more
Jan 07, 2012
Nov 14, 2011
 
True Grit
4.13
it was ok
2 1/2 stars - more than "it was OK", but not enough for "I liked it".

I made the mistake of reading the introduction by Donna Tartt which promised me a
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Apr 27, 2013
Apr 23, 2013
 
The Sense of an Ending
3.70
really liked it
I enjoyed this book - not least because it was a quick read. The first part finds Tony reminiscing about his young self - his life, his loves, his per ...more
Dec 10, 2011
Oct 31, 2011
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