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If You Go Down To The Woods Today...
Review of The Jungle Book - Rudyard Kipling by Secre

Advantages: An interesting read
Disadvantages: Language issues perhaps and a condescending racial attitude...

...is still effective even with the thy's ... Read review

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Good review. by IzzyS

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05.07.2017 09:00
Classic Mick Inkpen
Review of The Blue Balloon - Mick Inkpen by jo-1976

Advantages: Easy to understand - fold out page
Disadvantages: Kipper doesn't talk

...of my children have loved the many stories and characters created by Mick Inkpen and we have a much loved collection of classic Inkpen tales. Amongst my sons’ favourites is the ‘Blue Balloon’ - a story which has being read and re-read to all thr ... Read review

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01.07.2017 15:36
(04.07.2017 12:18)
"And faith shines equal, arming me from fear"
Review of The Loving Spirit - Daphne Du Maurier by LiveMusicLoverLyn

Advantages: Beautifully and skillfully written
Disadvantages: -

The Loving Spirit Daphne Du Maurier When I go to Cornwall for more than a couple of days I like to take a Daphne Du Maurier book with me to read and on a recent trip I took two books one I have read before The Scapegoat and one I had not previously ... Read review

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Nice by Secre
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01.07.2017 05:51
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Jamaica Inn and Smuggling - but have you read the whole story?
Review of Jamaica Inn - Daphne Du Maurier by rolandrat123

Advantages: Bleak and atmospheric story
Disadvantages: You may already know the story

The Product Paperback: 320 pages Publisher: Virago; New Ed edition (6 Mar. 2003) ISBN-13: 978-1844080397 Cost A second hand copy can be picked up for £2.73 on Amazon. Basic Story Jamaica Inn is a novel by Daphne du Maurier, publ ... Read review

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Good review. by IzzyS
Not one I've read by Secre

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29.06.2017 17:09
Digging up the Gosse
Review of Father and Son - Edmund Gosse by 1st2thebar

Advantages: A great source of reference
Disadvantages: Scholarly perspective left behind

Edmund Gosse (1849 - 1928) Duration: 250 pages Genre: Biography Originally published by Heinemann in 1907, my copy was published by Penguin Books in 1949 Synopsis: 'Father and Son' is a chronicle of Edmund Gosse's background, indeed is a clash ... Read review

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20.06.2017 13:49
Classic Tale Of The Opera Ghost
Review of The Phantom of the Opera - Gaston Leroux by CGholy

Advantages: Great novel, in public domain.
Disadvantages: Not as romantic as the musical

Introduction The Phantom Of The Opera is a story that has been retold many times since it was first published over a century ago by French writer, Gaston Leroux. It's been the base of countless films, plays and musicals. The most famous being the w ... Read review

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16.06.2017 18:41
A gripping story of love, loss and tragedy.
Review of Tess of the D'Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy by arwyn3

Advantages: Beautiful language and description
Disadvantages: Makes you ashamed to be a man!

Tess of the D’Urbervilles Thomas Hardy “Bless thy simplicity, Tess” Thomas Hardy, Tess of the D'Urbervilles I have just returned from a week in Menorca; before I went I decided to take a look through the bookshelf for a couple of ... Read review

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Good review. by IzzyS
An outstanding review. E from me. by Violet1278

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16.06.2017 11:27
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Don't Judge A Book By It's Title
Review of A Simple Story - Elizabeth Inchbald by CGholy

Advantages: Witty writing and compelling characters.
Disadvantages: I found it too melodramatic at times.

...Ciao library challenge. I had a look around the classics and found this without any reviews. A Simple Story isn't a very good title in my opinion. Why title your story a simple story when readers can read tale ... Read review

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16.06.2017 00:01
(16.06.2017 02:00)
spine chilling
Review of The Sandman: Preludes and Nocturnes - Neil Gaiman by muffin189

Advantages: good storyline
Disadvantages: none

...people who sit glued to the dvd players watching horror movies all night long, then this book is especially for you. Reading this book takes your back to where it all started, keeping you on the edge of your seat, just like the mov ... Read review

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Not really up to the standard by Classicc
not great by thedevilinme

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10.06.2017 14:59
Divergent - a tale of five cities
Review of Divergent - Veronica Roth by JustKatie

Advantages: Easy to get a hold of, a good read for early teens.
Disadvantages: It may be a harder read for younger children.

Where do I start... being a massive fan of dystopian novels, Divergent's mature and futuristic theme appealed to me and shone through anything else I had ever read. This venture into an undeniably exceptional plot, plunged me into, what I will describe as ... Read review

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Welcome by Classicc
Leans towards being plot heavy. Easily rectified. by 1st2thebar

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01.06.2017 13:25
~ * I'll Go With It... * ~
Review of With Or Without You - Carole Matthews by xd-o-n-z-x

Advantages: plot, characters, style of writing
Disadvantages: bit far fetched

...of my favourite authors, along with Paige Toon is Carole Matthews and I have read q ... Read review

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Good. by 1st2thebar

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30.05.2017 10:55
~ * Cwtchy Read * ~
Review of A Cottage by the Sea - Carole Matthews by xd-o-n-z-x

Advantages: plot, themes, characters, style of writing
Disadvantages: none

I am a big reader and one of my favourite authors is British Author Carole Mathews. I have read quite a few of her novels and my aim is to read every book ever published by her. My latest read is ‘A Cottage By The Sea’ which is a chick-lit novel and was r ... Read review

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30.05.2017 10:07
If you enjoy The Big Bang Theory you'll relate to this book
Review of The Rosie Project - Graeme Simsion by rolandrat123

Advantages: Lighthearted read, Sheldon Cooper like character
Disadvantages: Quite a lightweight read - funny but not much supense

The Product The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion Paperback – 2 Jan 2014 368 pages Penguin ISBN-13: 978-1405912792 Cost £2.81 second hand paperback on Amazon or £5.19 new. The Basic Story= Don Tillman is the main character in the ... Read review

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Well reviewed! by CelticSoulSister
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29.05.2017 18:53
~ * I Can't Decide * ~
Review of The Summer Book - Tove Jansson by xd-o-n-z-x

Advantages: light reading, interesting but still boring
Disadvantages: boring, confusing

...current read is this book; The Summer Book by Tove Jansson. Despite, apparently being a well known book written and set in Finland, I myself had never heard of it. However, I have to say, I do think that the co ... Read review

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Nicely done. by 1st2thebar
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28.05.2017 17:18
A dark, deviant look at the music industry in the 90s.
Review of Kill Your Friends - John Niven by rosyposy19

Advantages: graphic, page turner
Disadvantages: hardcore!

This is one of John Niven's darkest novels, an page-turning fictional account of the life of an A&R man for a top record company. Follow his story has he tries to get to the top of his business, pushing everyone he can out the way. Faint-hearted reader ... Read review

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Not bad start. by 1st2thebar

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22.05.2017 10:12
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