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Too many cogs in Natasha Pulley's Watchmaker of Filigree Street

Advantages: Some great ideas
Disadvantages: Far too busy and messy

...Hands up all those that remember Whose Line is it Anyway, that oh-so-clever witty panel programme where comedians of the day created imaginary stories by mashing together different components suggested to them by a studio audience. In the UK the show ran ...

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Review of The Watchmaker of Filigree Street - Natasha Pulley

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Mark Lawrence's fantasy classic - The Liar's Key

Advantages: A good bit of escapism
Disadvantages: You don't want to join the party on the fifth book

...When it comes to fantasy fiction, few do it better than UK author Mark Lawrence. His first trilogy of books, The Broken Empire, was a clever blend of humour, youthful bloodletting and a cute world based in a future Europe fractured into 100 nation states, ...

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The book that almost got started!

Advantages: A solid start, and the vivacious Violet.
Disadvantages: Never really got going, some uncomfortable "almost" rape scenes.

...in law, knowing my love for anything vampire related, decided she was going to treat me, in the form of this new book, and as i DO judge a book by it's cover (i know sooo shallow!), was quietly confident it was going to be a great read! Violet ...

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Review of The Dark Heroine: Dinner with a Vampire - Abigail Gibbs

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Sword? Sexy Girl? Horse? Ale? right lets go!

Advantages: Swashbuckling heroic cheesy fun, fluid reading at times, its Conan NOT Arnold!
Disadvantages: Politically incorrect in parts, though not a major fault it does dampen it somewhat.

Conan the Cimmerian? … Conan the Barbarian? … Conan the Austrian bodybuilder? Whatever springs into your head when you think of Conan, these books are where it all began. He was immortalised in the two films where he was played by Arnold Schwarzenegge ...

Gildor_Inglorion 04.02.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Conan Chronicles: People of the Black Circle Vol 1 - Robert E. Howard

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A Classic Companion.

Advantages: The Best book of all Time.
Disadvantages: none for me.

...Introduction ********************* I have been longing to review this book for some time now, but was put off by the fact that it’s been reviewed seventy-eight times so far. So what can I add that is new to any former reviews? The answer lies simply i ...

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Review of The Lord of the Rings - J.R.R. Tolkien

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