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2nd and concluding time travel book by Connie Willis

Advantages: Transports you back to the 2nd World War
Disadvantages: 2nd book in series - a bit repetitive in places.

SECOND BOOK IN SERIES - YOU NEED TO HAVE READ 'BLACKOUT' BEFORE READING 'ALL CLEAR' Why I Bought This Being at home ill I always like to keep myself occupied, and being surrounded by tall trees means that during the summer months I cannot g ...

rolandrat123 03.09.2012 · Read full review
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Review of All Clear - Connie Willis

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There's a lot more than farming going on in Ambridge!

Advantages: Great source of background information for recent Archers fans
Disadvantages: Both stories could have benefited from some more time spent on them

The Archers is a long-running Radio drama, that first aired in 1950 and continues to air on BBC Radio 4 six days a week. Concieved originally as a mixture of topical farming issues and family drama, the show continues to focus on the farming aspect but ha ...

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Review of The Archers: Ambridge Affairs - BBC Audiobooks

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Sing a Song of Sixpence

Advantages: Classic vintage crime.
Disadvantages: Rather old-fashioned.

...As may be expected by any reader familar with Agatha Christie's novels, this vintage mystery rattles along in formidable style. Businessman Rex Fortescue was sipping a quite cup of tea in his office when he collapses in pain, claiming he has been poison ...

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Review of A Pocket Full of Rye: Complete & Unabridged (Audio CD) - Agatha Christie

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It's not THAT bad

Advantages: Nicely presented text
Disadvantages: Monotonous, repetitive, patronising, yikes!

...is about the woes of The Baudelaire children, who at the start of the book, are orphaned by the loss of their parents in a fire, and their efforts to escape the clutches of Count Olaf. Olaf has to be one of the vilest villains I have ever had th ...

MarcoG 04.03.2008 · Read full review
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Review of A Bad Beginning: Complete & Unabridged (Series of Unfortunate Events) - Lemony Snicket

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Listening at leisure

Advantages: simple to use
Disadvantages: none it does it all for you

Agatha Raisin: The Terrible Tourist And The Fairies of Fryfam - M.C. Beaton When my children were younger it was sometimes hard work to get them to sit down and read a book and one day whilst looking in a charity shop i came across an audio book, it wa ...

Sunnysmiles 10.03.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Agatha Raisin: The Terrible Tourist And The Fairies of Fryfam - M.C. Beaton

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