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Circe by Madeline Miller
Circe
by Madeline Miller (Goodreads Author)
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Beautiful story. Better even than Song of Achilles.

I enjoyed the protagonist, the constant trickle of well known Greek mythology, the use of contemporary values, the trajectory of the story, and the conclusion.

Can't believe it took me so long to get
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Old Earth by Nick Kyme
"Hello darkness, my old friend.

I had to read Old Earth. I had to read Old Earth because there's no way in hell Old Earth can be as bad as Deathfire and Vulkan Lives.

Oh Andrew. Oh, poor Andrew.

Old Earth is dross. Let's take it as read that this is b..." Read more of this review »
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This book left me so frustrated.

Firstly, the book is used to tie up some loose ends. It ties up 2 major strands of the Horus Heresy, but neither of them justified there own novel and they didn't really come across well in this book at all. It was a b
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Elevation by Stephen King
Elevation
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A nice little book.

Stephen King is great and getting you to get his characters with so few cues.

The length is about right to tell the story that it does, but it could have had a bit more to it to earn that last star.
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The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
The Song of Achilles
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I enjoyed this book a lot.

It provides an interesting portrayal of Achilles which stays close enough to the Iliad to be familiar, whilst also presenting a different angle to the story.

Patroclus was an impressive protagonist, following in the common tr
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Bloodborn by Nathan Long
" ” I’m afraid of real human beings, not vampires”

Some of you who read Black Library books, especially the older Warhammer fantasy stuff, will know that Bloodborn is about one of Gotrek & Felix’s side characters Ulkria Magdova – a former Kisl..." Read more of this review »
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