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Armageddon III - The Remake

Advantages: A fun read throughout, the gags come thick and fast
Disadvantages: Previous knowledge of Robert Rankin's work helps but not essential

The third and final book in the Armageddon - The Musical Trilogy once again sees Rex Mundi battling the forces of evil on Earth alongside the legendary Elvis Aaron Presley. The story starts with Rex being abducted from his front garden while building a ...

morgandr 26.10.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Suburban Book of the Dead - Robert Rankin

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The greatest comedy writer alive today?

Advantages: Hilarious and topical, even if it is 16 years old
Disadvantages: It's the 4th book in the series, and while you don't need to read the others first, i recommend you start at "The Anitipope"

...i have been reading robert rankins books now for some 10 or 12 years, and never fail to be amused and captivated by the adventures of the heroes, Jim Pooley and John O'Malley. Unlike many writers of comedy sci-fi/fantasy books, Rankins characters are re ...

AlexPaton 04.08.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Sprouts of Wrath - Robert Rankin

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The Brentford Chainstore Massacre

Advantages: One of Rankin's fantastic Brentford 'Trilogy' and incorporates his unique, compelling writing style and humour
Disadvantages: Pooley and Omally are separated for far too long and the plot's a bit loose

...this book to me a few months ago and I soon made the trek to my local library to get it out. However, I never got round to reading it for a while and my parents, noticing the title, were quite shocked and took it back, only to be more ...

coolpaul 27.11.2002 · Read full review
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Review of The Brentford Chainstore Massacre - Robert Rankin

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An excellent follow up to Jewels of the Sun

Advantages: A good read
Disadvantages: Over too quickly!

This was my favourite of the Gallagher series. Brenna, the main female character is a feisty, modern Irishwoman while Shawn is a dreamy poet and musician. Their story is contrasted against the mediavel stories of Carrick and his Lady Gwen. Brenna and S ...

Pisces72 01.06.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Tears Of The Moon - Nora Roberts

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Tears of The Moon and magic pearls

Advantages: This is a magical Love story
Disadvantages: Only If your are not into love stories

I've read some of nora roberts books and have enjoyed them all. she has written several . this one has 367 pages in it,cost about 7.99 I think I like this one the best. It is fantasy , love and takes place in Ireland years ago in a small village called Ar ...

deeindy 02.05.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Tears Of The Moon - Nora Roberts

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