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Mendoza in Hollywood
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I enjoy Mel Starr's Hugh de Singleton books; they're an easy, relaxing read, a sort of candy-floss for the mind but not so cheap and nasty. Starr tries very hard to create a realistic representation of Mediaeval life but there are times it comes acro ...more
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A Girl in Time by John Birmingham
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What great fun! It's a bit like "Sliders" (for those of you with a real SF education). Our heroine Cady is a technowizzard who is a little bit foul-mouthed, as befits a twenty-first century young lady, and our hero "Titanic" is a tall, unshaven, mild ...more
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Buffalo Bill's Dead Now by Margaret Coel
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When I was a student I worked every holiday God sent me. One year I got a very well-paid job working nights at an egg pasteurising plant. That's how I found myself, one morning, at about 7am, walking home and crossing the wasteground on Horsedge Stre ...more
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Buffalo Bill's Dead Now by Margaret Coel
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When I was a student I worked every holiday God sent me. One year I got a very well-paid job working nights at an egg pasteurising plant. That's how I found myself, one morning, at about 7am, walking home and crossing the wasteground on Horsedge Stre ...more
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Leonardo and the Last Supper by Ross King
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Long, long ago, lost in the vastness of time, when I was around twelve or thirteen, I bought my first art book. It was a Pelican paperback costing six shillings (a small fortune back then), a biography of Leonardo da Vinci by Kenneth Clark. I am assu ...more
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The Electric State by Simon Stålenhag
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I bought this book for the artwork but discovered a story, dark and depressing for its relevance.
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Leonardo and the Last Supper by Ross King
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Long, long ago, lost in the vastness of time, when I was around twelve or thirteen, I bought my first art book. It was a Pelican paperback costing six shillings (a small fortune back then), a biography of Leonardo da Vinci by Kenneth Clark. I am assu ...more
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Blood in the Water by Taylor Anderson
Blood in the Water
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I just love the "Destroyermen" series and am amazed at how Taylor Anderson can continue to churn them out without becoming boring and repetitive. As all the others in the series, this book is gripping, tense, exciting and surprising throughout. The e ...more
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