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Fantastic Gaiman tells a tale of reminiscence and lost memories

Advantages: The Gaiman magic of fantasy and memory
Disadvantages: Too short; I wanted more!

...What makes an author tick? I've often wondered what's at the heart of Neil Gaiman's consciousness, and how he formulates his ideas to ensure a captivating piece of literature. I think that with 'Ocean at the End of the Lane' I get closer to that un ...

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Review of The Ocean at the End of the Lane - Neil Gaiman

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The Ocean and the End of the Lane - I was swept away

Advantages: Easy to get lost in
Disadvantages: It had to end!

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman. A sweet, sad and a little scary fantasy tale. This book can be bought on Amazon for around £6. I got mine from my local library - support your libraries! The copy I have read is the hardback version (the ...

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Turtles All The Way Down?

Advantages: Fun, challenging and some serious science
Disadvantages: You might not understand it all

...A Bit of Background Surely everyone must know about Discworld by now? No? Ok, for the new initiates: The Disc is a flat circular planet, somehow spinning on the back of four (or is it five) elephants, themselves balanced on the back of the great ...

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Review of The Science of Discworld IV: Judgement Day - Terry Pratchet

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A stunning, spectacular, fantabulous debut novel

Advantages: It stole my heart, soul and imagination
Disadvantages: It's not a movie yet

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss is a book which me and my brother managed to pick up simultaneously whilst on completely opposite sides of the British Isle. It wasn’t an author I recognised, largely because it was his first novel, and in honesty ...

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The Name of the Wind - Do You Know It?

Advantages: Well-written; humorous; enjoyable; escapist.
Disadvantages: Cliched; not entirely mind-blowing.

...‘I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the University at a younger age than most people are allowed in ...

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