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Peter Gasston
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2016

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This is my journey in books for 2016!

TOTALS
I read 9,525 pages across 33 books Img bookstack 40

Mooncop by Tom Gauld
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SHORTEST BOOK
94 pages
Mooncop
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LONGEST BOOK
752 pages
They All Love Jack: Busting the ...
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They All Love Jack by Bruce Robinson
AVERAGE LENGTH
289 pages

MOST POPULAR
436,741
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The Devil in the White City: Mur...
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The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
Pig Iron by Benjamin Myers
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LEAST POPULAR
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PETER’S AVERAGE RATING FOR 2016
3.9

Pig Iron by Benjamin Myers
HIGHEST RATED ON GOODREADS
Pig Iron
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4.34 average
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Empire of Fear by Andrew Hosken
Peter’s first review of the year
it was amazing
Full of amazing insights into ISIS and the Middle East. Key takeaways:

1. ISIS’ brutality and savagery is terrifying.
2. Their plan is to create division: between Sunni and Shia, between muslims and kafir. Most of the popular media reactions help support those divisions.
3. The invasion of Iraq in 2003 was a catastrophic error, and has been followed by a sequence of equally catastrophic errors. War without proper planning is a mistake.

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PETER’S 2016 BOOKS
Undermajordomo Minor by Patrick deWitt
Empire of Fear by Andrew Hosken
it was amazing
Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer
Authority by Jeff VanderMeer
The Winter of Frankie Machine by Don Winslow
Tudors by Peter Ackroyd
Nemesis by Misha Glenny
The Dust that Falls from Dreams by Louis de Bernières
Patience by Daniel Clowes
The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
Munch by Steffen Kverneland
it was amazing
The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage by Sydney Padua
Filmish by Edward Ross
You Could Do Something Amazing with Your Life [You Are Raoul ... by Andrew Hankinson
The Cartel by Don Winslow
Acceptance by Jeff VanderMeer
Fight Club 2 by Chuck Palahniuk
Sweet Caress by William  Boyd
They All Love Jack by Bruce Robinson
Katherine Carlyle by Rupert Thomson
Pig Iron by Benjamin Myers
Slade House by David Mitchell
Normal by Warren Ellis
Beast by Paul Kingsnorth
Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus by Chester Brown
it was amazing
Mooncop by Tom Gauld
The Inevitable by Kevin Kelly
Time Travel by James Gleick
His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet
Stranger than we can Imagine by J.M.R. Higgs
it was amazing
If You Steal by Jason
Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
Everything Is Teeth by Evie Wyld
You Could Do Something Amazing with Your Life [You Are Raoul ... by Andrew Hankinson
Peter’s last review of the year
it was amazing
A phenomenal piece of true crime writing that tries to make the reader understand the context of Raoul Moat’s final days by putting you into his thoughts, in a second-person account. It works horribly well. At times you start to feel pity for Moat, until the editorial voice interrupts and points out the contradictions in his own account, and reminds you of his violent actions in the past.

I would put this up there with the writing of Gordon Burn
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