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Not so elusive anymore

Advantages: great read, wonderful character, brilliant adventure
Disadvantages: I still don't have the rest of the series

...now, a friend found a copy of The Scarlet Pimpernel in a charity shop. She bought it and loved it. She lent the book to me to read and did a tour of all the charity and second hand book shops in the area, finding two or three others i ...

87degrees 25.08.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Elusive Pimpernel (Scarlet Pimpernel) - Baronnesse Orczy

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Would you survive?

Advantages: Well-written with an extensive amount of research notes on an important subject
Disadvantages: Not a convincing yet very biased argument for faith - see "Supersense" for a more rational view

...Despite our disproportionate fear of improbable disasters and the awe we hold those who survive them there is relatively little research into the psychology of what we collectively call the survivor. This might be because the term is so widely applied and ...

BlackSwan 16.02.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Survivors Club - Ben Sherwood

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Be transported back in time...

Advantages: clever, intriguing, romanitic, thrilling, beautifully written
Disadvantages: None that I can think of!!

...admit that I truly feel breathless when I think of this novel that I have read approx. 5 times!! This was the first novel that I read of Victoria Holt's 32 novels (also wrote under Phylippa Carr and Jean Plaidy). My mom handed it to me and s ...

fuffy25 18.03.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The India Fan - Victoria Holt

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