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Possibly a life changing book - Philosophy and Action

Advantages: A brilliant and philosophically challenging read
Disadvantages: None

The Transhumanist Wager is a new and significant novel that deserves widespread acclaim but seems to be little known, possibly because the major publishers rejected its controversial content. Before reading it I had hardly heard of transhumanism but now a ...

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Review of The Transhumanist Wager - Zoltan Istvan

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A beautiful enchanting read

Advantages: Enchanting and unique read
Disadvantages: Ambiguous ending

...I'm not normally a huge fan of fantasy style novels, preferring my books to be slightly more rooted in day to day reality. My Mum, however, passed on her copy of the Snow Child after being totally engrossed in the story for a few weeks and urged me to rea ...

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Review of The Snow Child - Eowyn Ivey

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In Stark Surroundings a Fairytale is Born

Advantages: Beautifully written heartrendingly sad, eerily magical. A Stunning read
Disadvantages: Close to perfect for me.

...When childless couple Jack and Mabel decide to move to a homestead in the brutal landscape of 1920's Alaska, their aim is to put their heartache behind them, start a new life and save their marriage. But life is tougher than either of them imagines and as ...

Rhiana 12.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Snow Child - Eowyn Ivey

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A touching story set in the forests of Alaska.

Advantages: Impressive story, well-rounded characters with good development, amazing setting in Alaska
Disadvantages: Nothing major.

...‘The Snow Child’ is a fantasy novel by Eowyn Ivey. This is another book I bought on Kindle over Christmas due to its low price (99p off the Kindle Store), rave reviews and an interesting, fairy-tale like premise- a perfect read for winter! ---Plot--- ...

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A Grown Up Fairy Tale

Advantages: Beautifully written, pulls you in, compelling page-turner
Disadvantages: It had to finish...

The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey is the story of a middle-aged couple named Jack and Mabel, who move to a remote part of Alaska in the 1920s to escape the heartbreak of their past and to attempt to build a new life for themselves. Both my Mum and my sister re ...

Brownie_Queen 06.02.2013 · Read full review
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