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Drowning in Chigozie Obioma's first book The Fishermen

Advantages: Just an excellent book - no more, no less
Disadvantages: None for me

...It is often said that those that read will see the world through the eyes of others, and Chigozie Obioma’s The Fishermen offers a wonderful picture of life growing up in a small town in Western Nigeria with an unfamiliar blend of western sensibilities and ...

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The Death of Bees is Glasgow Really like this?

Advantages: Interesting and multi-faceted
Disadvantages: the subject is more adult, whilst the style seems aimed at teens

The Death of Bees Lisa O'Donnell “Today is Christmas Eve. Today is my birthday. Today I am fifteen. Today I buried my parents in the backyard. Neither of them were beloved.” So begins the blurb on the back of this extraordinary book. The blurb contin ...

LiveMusicLoverLyn 23.02.2015 · Read full review
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A lovely read from Sheila O'Flanagan

Advantages: Lovely story, great characters.
Disadvantages: Slighty predictable in places, definitely a book for female readers.

While I enjoy reading, I'm maybe a bit slower at getting through books these days. This was one in a pile that I had bought cheap from a charity shop around a year ago and only getting around to reading now. About The Book Romy Kilkenny loves h ...

euphie 26.12.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Someone Special - Sheila O'Flanagan

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Someone Special

Advantages: A great read.
Disadvantages: Some of the characters take a while to warm to.

Roma Kilkenny is an archaelogist, who travels to different places in the world for her work. She loves her job, and she enjoys the travelling. At the start of this book, she is based in Australia, where she has been for a while. She is sharing a house ...

jules.34 08.08.2010 · Read full review
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Story of the THREE LITTLE PIGS

Advantages: Easy to read classic
Disadvantages: Some may find the language a bit uninspired

I've only recently discovered this gem of a book by Orwell, which is quite strange as 1984 is among my favourite "classic" books. After reading it numerous times- I often have these reading binges where my brain gets hungry for new information and ideas. ...

chocoholic 11.01.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Animal Farm - George Orwell

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