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Diamond review  A candle in the dark.

Advantages: A very realistic, thought provoking and entertaining read.
Disadvantages: Some would be put off by the science fiction nature of the story.

An overview so far. Since the 'zombie plague' struck, the world has changed greatly. We may be familiar with images from space of our planet glowing with artificial light during the hours of darkness. After the plague all is dark except for one small lig ...

Coloneljohn 10.08.2014 · Read full review
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Review of To Sail a Darkling Sea - John Ringo

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The end of the begining?

Advantages: A very thought provoking and entertaining read.
Disadvantages: Nothing (but then I'm prejuduced). It won't appeal to everybody

The Sol system now appears to be relatively safe from the invasions of the Rangora and Horvath, but no system is totally invasion proof. Sol system now has two of the enormous battle stations with a third being fitted out and more in preparation. Due to t ...

Coloneljohn 08.11.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Hot Gate - John Ringo

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In the nick of time...

Advantages: exciting, easy to relate to, suitable for a wide democratic audience
Disadvantages: simple language

...I first came by this book as a present from my mother. They had been discussing it on Radio 4 (I think) because apparently the Olympic committee were trying to sue Robert Ronsson for using the word Olympic. I did the classic 'judge a book by the cover' th ...

08HamsterE 15.02.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Olympic Mind Games - Robert Ronsson

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A dangerously amusing book.

Advantages: A very funny and entertaining read.
Disadvantages: May not appeal to a wide readership as it is science fiction.

...WARNING....THIS BOOK CONTAINS HUMOUR.......WARNING"When an explosion takes place bits and pieces fly all over the scenery. The greater the wallop the larger the lumps and the further they travel. These are fundamental facts known to every schoolchi ...

Coloneljohn 26.03.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Great Explosion - Eric Frank Russell

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Whiteout

Advantages: Brilliant premise, some great storytelling....
Disadvantages: ...too many 'clever' bits that don't gel

..."The snow started falling on September 6th….and at the beginning people were happy". Of course they were. Snow. We complain about it, but it is white and clean and it does make people smile. At the beginning. The problem is, this snow doesn't stop ...

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Review of The Snow - Adam Roberts

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