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Vivat Harrius Potter!

Advantages: Much funnier than the original, easy syntax
Disadvantages: Need to understand Latin pretty well, weird vocabulary

I first learned that Harry Potter was coming out in Latin when I picked up my copy of “Order of the Phoenix” and leafed through the early pages. A strange feeling seeped through my gut; a mixture of exhilaration and dread. Exhilaration because I thought ‘ ...

Muswell 15.06.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Harry Potter et Philosophy Lapis - Peter Needham

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unfortunately Charlie is no Harry Potter

Advantages: sixth book in series so the fantasy world is well established
Disadvantages: needs a bigger plot

This is the sixth book in the children of the red king series by Jenny Nimmo. The book has the same feel comfortable feel as the others in the series but if you are interested in reading this you MUST read the others in the series first. plot - The Bl ...

slik321 02.04.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Charlie Bone and the Wilderness Wolf (Children of the Red King) - Jenny Nimmo

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An Orc's Life

Advantages: Fast paced, new slant on a tired genre
Disadvantages: Books are not stand alone

For anyone who has ever read any Tolkien or seen any of Peter Jackson’s superb adaptations of the books Orcs represent the evil minions of the dark forces in the fantasy universe. We know little about them their origins their culture but we know they are ...

Mauri 25.01.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Bodyguard of Lightning (Orcs Series) - Stan Nicholls

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One of the greatest fantasy books ever Written.

Advantages: Fast pased, Gorey, Adult, none of this shiney vampire garbadge.
Disadvantages: Lacks only one thing, and thats imagery of characters.

...of the review says it like it is, orcs simply is one of the goriest, grittiest, and sharpest fantasy novels to date, i read a lot of fantasy novels and none have quite quenched my thirst for battle, glory, and lust, much like this one has. I d ...

Suikings 24.05.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Orcs Omnibus - Stan Nicholls

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