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Timeline
3.84
really liked it
I loved this book... and then some arse made a really crap film and the book lost some of its shine... I couldn't rid my mind of the film set and acto ...more
not set
Jan 22, 2008
 
The Time Traveler's Wife
3.96
it was amazing
I really do not care what others think... I adored this book.

I read it on a summer holiday a couple of years ago and have since re-read it a number of
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Aug 2006
Jan 23, 2008
 
A Gazetteer Of British Ghosts
4.15
really liked it
This was a great read. I got it from a jumble sale as a kid. The jumble sale was to raise money for our Scout Group.

We used to read this book, by torc
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not set
Apr 02, 2008
 
Westworld
3.65
really liked it
A classic...
not set
Apr 24, 2008
 
The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide, #1)
4.21
really liked it
Brilliant.... but "reading bloody books all day doesn't get the bloody lawn cut does it?"

No... neither does it get the kitchen tiled, the car cleaned
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Apr 13, 2008
Feb 25, 2008
 
1984
4.16
it was amazing
Every re-read brings the realisation that this book is outstanding....

More and more I see todays world in Orwells book...

Smith is a superb character a
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Jan 1986
Jan 22, 2008
 
Last Light (Last Light, #1)
3.92
really liked it
OMG.. What a fantastic book. His last book was wondeful and this one doesn't let him down at all.

I loved this book and could not put it down.

It was w
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not set
Feb 13, 2008
 
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1)
4.34
it was amazing
Why oh why oh why did I not read this before I watched the movie? [It took me over 100 pages to rid myself of the images from the movie and start crea ...more
Mar 26, 2008
Feb 25, 2008
 
Brave New World
3.97
really liked it
I am not sure what to say about this novel; at times brilliantly innovative and abundant with foresight, yet at other times clumsily written and very ...more
Feb 23, 2014
Feb 25, 2008
 
The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, #2)
4.43
really liked it
These books just get better and better.

I cannot believe that these are the same books that I have for so long neglected, only to marvel at them at th
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Apr 04, 2008
Feb 25, 2008
 
Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam, #1)
4.00
it was ok
I know that Atwood is a skilled and talented science fiction writer, but this simply was not my favourite book of hers.

Yes... brilliantly skilful wri
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not set
Jan 22, 2008
 
The Sixth Extinction England & The First Three Weeks England & The Squads First Three Weeks & The Sixth Extinction America & The Seven Seeds of the Gods. Omnibus Edition: Books 1 to 20
4.02
really liked it
Not too bad, as things go. The story is relatively plausible though. Far too many characters though - there is insufficient time dedicated to their de ...more
May 05, 2018
Jan 15, 2018
 
The Time Machine
3.88
really liked it
I cannot remember which came first to me... the movie or the book... probably the movie that then inspired me to read it.

I really loved it and, even a
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not set
Feb 03, 2008
 
The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings, #3)
4.51
really liked it
Was disappointed actually.... the end of the book was somewhat spolied for me... I had to go out to bat! Had a crap innings... only mad 5.... so I sup ...more
Apr 26, 2008
Feb 25, 2008
 
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish (Hitchhiker's Guide #4)
4.08
really liked it
A beach, a book and a few hours were all that i needed to get third degree sunburn. I also recieved partial-deafness due to nagging offrom my 2 daught ...more
not set
Apr 13, 2008
 
Alien Seed (Space 1999, volume 7)
3.29
liked it
I read several Space 1999 books. The tv series was excellent. The special effects [done by the Andersons of Thunderbirds fame] were superb for their t ...more
not set
Jun 05, 2008
 
Signs in the Sky: Prophecies for the End of an Age
3.52
did not like it
What a pile of crap....

Purchased at a jumble sale... thrown in the bin.

I couldn't bring myself to give it to a charity shop as I believe the smell of
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not set
Feb 05, 2008
 
Survivors
3.66
really liked it
Watched the series in the 70's.. then bought the book... scared be half-to-death...

Then came bird flu...

Now they are re-making the series and it start
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not set
Jan 25, 2008
 
The Lure
3.39
really liked it
Fast paced, good story with reasonable character development. The story is sometimes a little unbelievable, but the book is enjoyable all the same.
Jul 2007
Feb 11, 2008
 
Life, the Universe and Everything (Hitchhiker's Guide, #3)
4.20
really liked it
Fantastic again... but I think I will leave the next book till my holiday... they are so easy to read and some days simply nothing else will do.
Apr 23, 2008
Apr 13, 2008
 
Prey
3.73
it was amazing
Another interesting storyline from Crichton. Good characters, good plot and enjoyable throughout.

A very quick and simple read.
not set
Jan 22, 2008
 
Mostly Harmless (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #5)
3.97
liked it
I really did enjoy this... but it felt more like cashing in than a book that needed to be written.
not set
Apr 13, 2008
 
The Tomorrow People in The Lost Gods
3.00
really liked it
As a child this book [and the tv series] scared me. How strange now, looking back on it.
not set
Apr 27, 2008
 
Breakaway
3.37
liked it
Whatever happened to Martin Landau?

I thought all of this was so real aged 12/13...
Jan 1976
Jun 05, 2008
 
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (Hitchhiker's Guide, #2)
4.22
really liked it
bloody brilliant... and such an easy/quick read.... and so on to the third....
Apr 20, 2008
Apr 13, 2008
 
Nemesis
3.32
liked it
Not as enjyable as The Lure, but a very good book all the same.
not set
Feb 11, 2008
 
Destiny's Road
3.45
did not like it
Oh dear.. oh dear .... oh deary deary deary!!!!!!
not set
May 24, 2008
 
Black Rust
4.19
it was amazing
None
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Jul 21, 2017
 
The Hobbit
4.25
liked it
None
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Jan 28, 2008
 
The Terminal Man
3.35
liked it
None
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Jan 22, 2008
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