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Sizzling!

Advantages: Breathtaking, romantic, compelling
Disadvantages: A few minor niggles -see review

...When William meets Sarah he finds himself overwhelmingly drawn to a girl he knows is the opposite of what he's always found attractive in a woman. Within minutes he has fallen head over heels in love with this slightly frumpy and baffling young singer. ...

fizzytom 06.08.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Hottest State - Ethan Hawke

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A smooth transition from actor to writer

Advantages: Beautiful use of language and very personal
Disadvantages: quite heart -wrenching in some parts

...Ehtan Hawke, star of films that defined the 90's such as Reality Bites and Before Sunrise, has grown into a sensitive, creative and eloquent writer. I am sure many would immediately dismiss a novel written by someone of Mr Hawkes background. If being h ...

ally2kc 23.05.2006 · Read full review
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Could it get any more original????

Advantages: Excellent refreshing read, a must for any literature fan!
Disadvantages: None at all

Ok, this is a long review but I feel this book warrants it! If you stick with me, you'll soon know why! Julian Barnes is an English born writer whose works have often been cited as post modernist. He was born January 19th 1946 in Leicester and is see ...

jovichick123 17.05.2006 · Read full review
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Review of History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters - Julian Barnes

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Julian the Genius

Advantages: Funny, gripping, eminently readable
Disadvantages: None

...10 1/2 Chapters? Not only does Julian Barnes manage to condense the history of, not only the world, put the workings of the human psyche into under 11 chapters, he skilfully provides an extremely intriguing title to his novel. This gimmick is successful, ...

Ophelia 30.11.2002 · Read full review
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Julian Barnes's History of the World

Advantages: A great read
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This book is a classic. Julian Barnes gives his unique interpretation of life the universe and everything from the perspective of the woodworm and up. I read this book 10 years ago when I was at university and I have been regularly handing it out to fri ...

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