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there is no such thing as a black orchid

Advantages: great book
Disadvantages: none

Black Orchid is a stand-alone graphic novel by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean. It is based on the character created by Sheldon Mayer, Tony DeZuinga and Joe Orlando more than fifteen years ago. In the beginning of the book, a terrible, almost unprecedente ...

dreamkin 19.06.2001 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Black Orchid - Neil Gaiman

Black Orchid

Advantages: One of Gaimans first comics, beautifully illustrated
Disadvantages: not as good as his other stuff a bit wet really

Not my favourite work by Gaiman although it is definatly worth having, it is fantastically illustrated. It is not bad for a first effort but doesnt even compare with his Sandman series of which I have read many times over. The characters did not come acro ...

Racheleski 26.03.2004 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Black Orchid - Neil Gaiman

So manly it needs to be shaved!

Advantages: Unique and enjoyable
Disadvantages: No match for what's available on his site

So manly it needs to be shaved! I should really start by introducing the author, Maddox though I'm going to say now: If you don't know who he is, you probably won't be interested in this "greatest piece of literature ever to be bestowed upon humanity". ...

nemesis2004 31.07.2006 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Alphabet of Manliness - Maddox

The Cubicle, An American Workplace

Advantages: An interesting and funny take on office cutlure
Disadvantages: Could have been in colour

For years Iíve had a number of books on my shelves that Iíve never really felt compelled to read until just recently. One such book is a collection of Dilbert comic strips entitled Words You Donít Want To Hear During Your Annual Performance Review. The bo ...

Andy.mack 04.05.2011 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Dilbert: Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review - Scott Adams

Salting genuine advice with sly humour

Advantages: Genuine, actual advice within on a range of concerns with a nice twist
Disadvantages: It's destined to be cracked open only on the lavatory

Ah, the book which comes across as lessons told by a sarcastic and sly, yet knowledgable and dependable father figure. The author Nick Harper has, to his credit, done his research and consulted a great variety of experts in their field and assimilated it ...

Mk2twin40 05.11.2011 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Man Skills - Nick Harper