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A Literally Rebooted Bond

Advantages: Reboot with fresh ideas and approach
Disadvantages: Some may feel the character is stale.

I have to admit that I had never heard of Jeffrey Deaver till this novel was talked about on the various internet forums and sites, he is a well established author whose previous work has included The Bone Collector; the novel was the basis for the film s ...

Timbo3107 18.07.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Carte Blanche (James Bond) - Jeffery Deaver

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A Modern Day Melodrama in a Dead Dog's Clothing

Advantages: Very different, Unique perspective
Disadvantages: Simplistic approach may grate

Destined to be one of the most reviewed books online, I did query the merits of posting yet another to add to the pile. The thing is, this particular book represents a rather seminal few weeks for me. It was during this time that I and my 8-year-old, dysl ...

Marandina 03.07.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Mark Haddon

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Do You Mean They Were Doing SEX?!?

Advantages: Fantastic insight into the mind of a troubled youngster, Great price, Great for all ages and both sexes.
Disadvantages: None

...I’m not one for reading, I wouldn’t initially have thought of doing a book review as my first proper op. I have never been a big reader, but my other half certainly makes up for me, and we have just lined the spare room with 16 bookshelves that are now ...

Sexgodstud 07.07.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Mark Haddon

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Simplicity Is The Key To A Good Read

Advantages: Touching, enlightening, interesting, wonderfully and cleverly written.
Disadvantages: Classed as a chlidren's book.

The book that’s had everyone talking this last year is most definitely The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-time. Why? Well, above everything else it’s different. It’s insightful. It’s passionate. It’s simple. Sometim ...

Mattroberts 27.05.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Mark Haddon

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Diamond review  A curious, incidental and unique read

Advantages: Stunningly well-written, genuinely interesting, clever and often amusing, superb lead character, easy to read
Disadvantages: Tails off just slighty towards the end

...A short time ago, I managed to prise myself away from the PlayStation for just long enough to start reading The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time. Unquestionably a strange name for a book; though the story is equally, if not more, unique than ...

tom1clare 27.04.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Mark Haddon

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