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Dead Man's Folly by Agatha Christie
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I last read an Agatha Christie book, over 40 years ago and lost interest. I came across this recently and was really surprised how good it is. Fast paced, excellent writing, humourous and very enjoyable!
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Dark Spring by Unica Zürn
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Intense, disturbing book. Certainly, if these thoughts and emotions are deep and possibly prevalent more so in today's society and climate, this bears serious thought.
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Dark Spring by Unica Zürn
"Brief, intensely concentrated dissection of the transfixing perfect pleasure-pain at the threshold of an unfulfillable desire. That the protagonist is ages 10 through 12, and perhaps autobiographical, makes each cut much sharper. Even at this age,..." Read more of this review »
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Paranoia by Luigi Zoja
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Excellent book, shedding new light on to major historical events; thought provoking. Superbly written and translated. An excellent read, highly recommend.
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The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman
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Excellent. A moving story, compelling and shocking, told with brutal honesty. Deserving of all the accolades and plaudits; highly recommend.
The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman
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Africa Dances by Geoffrey Gorer
Africa Dances
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An excellent book, despite the colonial idioms and language; Gorer's enthusiasm and honesty and on the whole love of Africa is apparent. French West Africa's colonial masters' brutalism and bigotry is revealed as his journey progresses, (as are the B ...more
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Z by Vassilis Vassilikos
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Very good book and excellent read. The excruciating twists and turns of the perpetrators and their machinations to evade responsibility, resonate with current issues and governmental deceits throughout the world. Worth reading to remind us not to tru ...more
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The Mars Project by Wernher von Braun
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Despite the intensely / extensively maths and science laden text, all of which, remains way above my head; this is still captivating and revelatory. Von Braun's assessments and figure work brought his vision into reality, leading to the moon landings ...more
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The Ragazzi by Pier Paolo Pasolini
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A grim and stark depiction of Rome/Italy after WW2. Life was certainly harsh and the future none too bright, as these vignettes reveal, however, I felt them to be disjointed at times, perhaps that is down to the translation? Pasolini's observations a ...more
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