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The Hatchet-job of Wimbledon

Advantages: Easy reading
Disadvantages: But so's 'Where's Spot?' and I won't recommend that to you either

...Imagine we have been lied to and that all the fantasy fiction of the Victorian era was in fact true. That 19th Century England was in fact full of airships and automata, where Oscar Wilde was a notorious ladies' man and Queen Victoria was the Empire Bike. ...

Olly_Plimsoll 26.06.2006 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Witches of Chiswick - Robert Rankin

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The Confusion Of Alex

Advantages: imaginative, sometimes belly-laugh funny
Disadvantages: confused, uneven, doesn't live up to Rankin's better effort

I once had a lecturer on Spinoza who closed a lecture series on his chosen subject with words a little like this: ďAnd if it sounds like I donít really know what Iím talking about itís because I donítĒ. This op may be a little like that. Itís not that ...

ruth_cole 10.08.2003 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Witches of Chiswick - Robert Rankin

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You'll find a lot of things in a Rankin book...

Advantages: It's another Rankin classic
Disadvantages: You need to read all his previous books first

...they're called pages; and this book has lots and lots of them. Being a mere 30 chapters into it I can't really comment on the ending. Rankin is probably my favourite author these days after becoming bored with Pratchet. This latest offering is great wi ...

cport80 19.05.2004 ∑ Read full review
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He's Not Selling Any Alibis

Advantages: A decent, entertaining piece of fiction
Disadvantages: None really, but a little strange -ooooooooh

...I’ve never been to Brentford but I’m sure it’s very nice. Certainly the picture Robert Rankin paints of it in his novel, “The Antipope”, depicts an extremely interesting place to visit - full of places of interest and colour ...

Thamisgith 18.02.2003 ∑ Read full review
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Bizarre!

Advantages: Insane and Hilarious
Disadvantages: Sometimes a little to strange to handle

A great introduction into the surreal world of Robert Rankin. A mysterious figure from the mists of time taking up lodging at the local seamen's mission, a handful of magic beans, and horrible demons. Of course we are all left waiting for a galant hero to ...

ppyrdlm 24.09.2000 ∑ Read full review
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