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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 ...

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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 ...

hiker 30.03.2007 · Read full review
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Review of The Snow - Adam Roberts

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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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