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I am a MADOLESCENT

Advantages: Roweena: Warrior Princess (main character) and the book's black humour
Disadvantages: Is there a sequel coming out?! There had better be...

...A friend recommended this book to me and after reading it, I am under no false pretences as to why! I would have totally fitted into this book as a character because yes, the description "Madolescent" does suit me perfectly! The book is called The Mado ...

MorganForever 31.03.2002 · Read full review
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Review of The Madolescents - Chrissie Glazebrook

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A Laugh A Minute with a Serious Message

Advantages: Very Amusing, with a serious message, easy to read, refreshing plot
Disadvantages: a little trouble understanding some slang words

...Classed as modern fiction this is a refreshingly light read and very amusing too! Occasional scenes are funny but it’s more a case of the writer’s style that brings a chuckle from your lips. A lot of books claim to be funny and will have you l ...

Evep 11.09.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Madolescents - Chrissie Glazebrook

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A super read

Advantages: Very compelling read
Disadvantages: A little short

A few people had recommended the Tesseract by Alex Garland to me, and one day I was in a second hand bookshop in Belfast stocking up on some new book when I found a copy for £2. Always being one for a bargain, I bought it, and I'm glad I did, for I bought ...

hugon 30.04.2001 · Read full review
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Better than the Beach

Advantages: You'll look cooler if you are seen reading this rather than the Beach on the Tube
Disadvantages: Uninspiring cover design

...Sultry, thoughtful and to somebody who's never been to the place, particularly evocative of Manila in general and the Phillipines in particular. Impressed by the character development of the street urchins and how they are interwoven into the story. Th ...

crusher 28.07.2000 · Read full review

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An exciting and compelling read!!

Advantages: Different, speedy and exciting
Disadvantages: Fairly complicated plot, needs some concentration

The Tesseract is the second novel written by the brilliant author Alex Garland. You may remember him from his first novel The Beach. I loved The Beach, but I think The Tesseract is even better. His writing seems to have matured and the novel reaches anoth ...

Helcat 22.07.2000 · Read full review
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Review of The Tesseract - Alex Garland

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