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Let's All Get On "The Lilac Bus"

Advantages: Very enjoyable and easy read
Disadvantages: It finished!

I came across The Lilac Bus quite by accident in a charity shop. I had read books by Maeve Binchy before and remembered quite enjoying them (although I hadn't read anything of hers recently) and this book was in good condition and the name of it intrigued ...

anonymili 03.04.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Lilac Bus - Maeve Binchy

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Good commuter material

Advantages: easy going
Disadvantages: none

...An unusual style for a novel, set over one weekend, it follows the occupants of a lilac coloured minibus who share the journey from Dublin to their home village every weekend. Maeve takes each one in turn and gives us a snapshot of their lives, thoughts ...

Angeleyes5 24.09.2000 · Read full review
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Review of The Lilac Bus - Maeve Binchy

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Scathing polemic against masculinity.

Advantages: It does emphasise the importance of literacy.
Disadvantages: Grating, bigotted, miserable rhetoric filled bile.

...This book came up on a search for dystopian fiction, and when I noticed the author's the name, I remembered that not two teachers whom I had greatly admired had both quoted this author in lectures, so I decided to give it a try. Swastika Night was writt ...

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Review of Swastika Night - Katharine Burdekin

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Illusionary Insomnia

Advantages: Explores Illusion, Well Written, Good Story
Disadvantages: Justification, Assumptions, Possibly Externally Influenced,

This book is a sort of esoteric wisdom book, esoteric in the way that the knowledge it deals with is very specific and condensed, and a wisdom book by the way that every section of this book is later broken down into a single paragraph on the nature of t ...

dragonhelmuk 16.04.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Illusions - Richard Bach

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This book changes lives

Advantages: possibly the best book ever
Disadvantages: it's all over too quickly

Of all the books I've ever read - this has to be the most important, for a whole host of reasons. 'Important' - that perhaps suggests it would be lifeless and dull, rather worthy. Nothing could be further from the truth. It's only a slim tome, but one whi ...

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Review of Illusions - Richard Bach

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