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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 ...

buzios 21.03.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Transhumanist Wager - Zoltan Istvan

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The Incomprehensible

Advantages: Good characterisation and a unique plot
Disadvantages: No real conclusion, no plot progress

...finishing this book I was undecided as to whether I should have laughed with relief or cried out of sheer frustration, which is an effect it seems to have on many people. I don't know if I can really say anything at all about the plot without givi ...

Starlight81 22.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Unconsoled - Kazuo Ishiguro

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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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Review of The Snow Child - Eowyn Ivey

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