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I read 4,199 pages across 12 books Img bookstack 20

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Psychodynamic Counselling in a Nutshell by Susan Howard
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SIMON’S AVERAGE RATING FOR 2019
3.8

Carl Rogers by Brian Thorne
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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
Simon’s first review of the year
it was amazing
This book would have been a massive accomplishment for any author, but considering it was Clarke's debut, it's nothing short of remarkable. The phrase 'sprawling epic' could have coined for this book - rife as it is with twist, turns, plots, sub-plots and of course lots of rich and diverse characters. Perfect for lovers of alternative history or fantasy, or just a damn-good story.

Clarke weaves the captivating tale of two magicians - one the
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SIMON’S 2019 BOOKS
The Scattered and the Dead Book 0.5 by Tim McBain
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
it was amazing
HOW TO PUNCH KIDS IN BATHROOMS by John Edward Marszalkowski
A Simple Act Of Violence by R.J. Ellory
The Murder of King Tut by James Patterson
Man in His Time by Brian W. Aldiss
Carl Rogers by Brian Thorne
Integrative Counselling Skills in Action by Sue Culley
Dune by Frank Herbert
Psychodynamic Counselling in a Nutshell by Susan Howard
really liked it
Bombs Away by Harry Turtledove
Bombs Away by Harry Turtledove
Simon’s last review of the year
liked it
I really enjoyed Turtledove's World War series when I read it about 15 years ago, and after starting this, has familiar and masterly weaving of historical fact and famous figures with his own fictional chapters and narrative is as colourful and inventive as ever. It's such a colossal story potentially, though I did find his jumping around between lots of different characters a bit jarring and it disrupted the flow a little too much. massively ...more
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