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Coming Up For Air: a scent of 1984

Advantages: A damn good read, and maybe still politically relevant.
Disadvantages: none

...Pick a hundred people at random, ask them to name any book by George Orwell, and the overwhelming percentage will answer either 1984 or Animal Farm. Which does an injustice to Orwell's extensive, readable and thought-provoking body of work. Coming Up For ...

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Connections

Advantages: A Good Read and Not too Heavy
Disadvantages: Not an addictive read

Sheila O'Flanagan is a popular Irish writer who has written a lot of popular novels. Her novels are normally one long continuous story. 'Connections' is different as it is a collection of stories, all based around a hotel - 'White Sands' - in the Carrib ...

jules.34 22.08.2006 · Read full review
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Diamond review  Get Jazzed With This Novel

Advantages: Beautifully written, interesting story, quick read
Disadvantages: Not a book that spoon-feeds the reader, you'll have to think about this one.

The name Buddy Bolden probably means absolutely nothing to you. That is, unless you're a Jazz enthusiast or music historian. In which case, you'll probably know that Bolden was a cornet player in New Orleans at the turn of the previous century. You'll ...

TheChocolateLady 12.04.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Coming Through Slaughter - Michael Ondaatje

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Two Sisters In Two Diffrent Worlds.

Advantages: good summer read
Disadvantages: maybe a bit too long

this book is fabulous! total chick flick! about two sisters who grow up together until one day one gets pregnants at a young age. caroline is beautiful but her sister tessa is completly opposite. as she lives in envy of her sister. caroline gets pregnan ...

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Review of Caroline's Sister - Sheila O'Flanagan

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Concerning Kate

Advantages: A good read
Disadvantages: Too hard to put down!

Kate Conway is in her early 30's and has been married to Charlie for a while. They have a young daughter called Emily, and while Kate is happy with her life she doesn't realise that Charlie isn't. Charlie has been having an affair with his ex-girlfr ...

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