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Long before Harry, We had Dorothy

Advantages: classic tale, easy to read for younger children and more hesitant readers, richly imagined
Disadvantages: ill advised abridged adaptions and poor reprints abound, so choose carefully

...Most of us are familiar with the realm of Oz through our childhood association with the 1939 classic film, The Wizard of Oz. Many no doubt also know that the film was based upon an original novel of the same name. What may not be known, however, is that t ...

Shroud 01.11.2007 · Read full review
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Review of The Wizard of OZ - L. Frank Baum

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Wizard of Oz - Nice childrens book

Advantages: Interesting scenes that weren't in the film
Disadvantages: Not as good as the film

After watching the film of the wizard of oz a few times, I spotted the book in my local store and thought I would try it, it turned out to be a good read. However, it doesn't compare with the film. -PLOT- The plot is the same as the films plot, just ...

fleurdelacour 22.03.2009 · Read full review
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The complete Chronicles of Conan

Advantages: A great introduction to Conan
Disadvantages: Can be hard to find the paperbeck editions

...Having been an avid reader and collector of all things Conan I was delighted to find this book. I thought the presentation was excellent i.e. the black cover with gold lettering. The size and weight of the book gives a value for money feel. Any fan/col ...

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Review of The complete chronicles of Conan: Centenary edition - Robert E. Howard

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Sword of Shannara Trilogy, excellent book, Sci-Fi

Advantages: Good backround (with further reading) Good book and a good story from the Sci Fi genre
Disadvantages: If you are'nt into sci-fi you probably won't like this book

...liked this trilogy, in my opinion the characters were believable and I was left wanting to read more, It was this book that started me off on the author Terry Brooks. What I would say is that while it can stand alone as a book it is from a large ...

Pandz 29.01.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Sword of Shannara Omnibus - Terry Brooks

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True Blood: Truely Bloody Good.

Advantages: With the box set, you can get nine of the true blood books at a reaonable price
Disadvantages: only nine of the books are included in this set.

...This box set includes books 1-9 of the True Blood Books. The True Blood books follow the story of Sookie Stackhouse who is a telepathic waitress in Bon Temps, Louisianna. The story begins when Bon Temps gets its very first vampire resident (Bill Compt ...

charlie_floyd1 17.08.2010 · Read full review
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Review of True Blood Boxed Set - Charlaine Harris

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