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Millenial Hospitality III - a good bedtime read

Advantages: Unique experiences related in a factual manner.
Disadvantages: Somewhat repetitive and meandering in places

I came across these books while surfing Amazon and had to buy them all, 4 books to this series. I enjoy reading about unusual experiences and these were claimed to have some factual basis, although the first book was written as a fictional account. This ...

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Review of Millennial Hospitality III - Charles James Hall

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The Sea, The Sea!

Advantages: A very entertaining read.
Disadvantages: Not a book that will have a wide readership.

This is the second book in the "Empire of Man" series co-authored by David Weber and John Ringo. Prince Roger and his marine company bodyguard have been stranded on a primitive planet half a hemisphere from a star port. When their crippled and sabotage ...

Coloneljohn 03.01.2011 · Read full review
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Review of March to the Sea - John Ringo, David Weber

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I'm a Prince, Get me out of here!!

Advantages: A very entertaining read.
Disadvantages: Will not appeal to everybody.

In 2000 there was an event that many will have missed. John Ringo burst onto the military science fiction scene with the force of a bomb. Here was a new talent that was already showing great promise. Exactly how he came to be collaborating with David Webe ...

Coloneljohn 20.12.2010 · Read full review
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Review of March Upcountry - John Ringo, David Weber

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Gods' Game (Matter - Iain M. Banks)

Advantages: vintage M. Banks
Disadvantages: none really

A king of Sarl dies - seemingly in battle, but really by the hand of his right-hand man and friend. On of his sons runs away with his trusty servant to seek help from the representatives of civilisations so advanced that they are practically gods. A S ...

magdadh 10.05.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Matter - Iain M. Banks

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An epic and intelligent sci-fi yarn

Advantages: Immense scale, very well written, accessable, exciting
Disadvantages: Immense scale, very well written, accessable, exciting

Ian M Banks' latest sci-fi novel, 'Matter', is a story of immense scale in terms of both time and space, and one that is packed full of variety and ingenuity. The story revolves around the royal family of The Level 8 Sarl, a people who inhabit the eight ...

Burning_Darkness 05.08.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Matter - Iain M. Banks

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