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A Dangerous Imaginary Friend?

Advantages: Interesting premise that keeps you guessing, imaginative characters, atmospheric
Disadvantages: A little amateurish at times, need to suspend rational belief to enjoy it

...I came across this in the library and was tempted by the cover, and the authors I recognised who gave their own comments of praise for the novel. I donít recall being familiar with Unger and wasnít too sure what to expect from Crazy Love You; whilst I was ...

gothic_moon 31.03.2016 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Crazy Love You - Lisa Unger

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Casino Royale: 007 #1

Advantages: Bond in his original form
Disadvantages: You can't help but picture Daniel Craig as Bond

...James Bond, secret agent and dedicated gambler, made his debut in the 1953 novel Casino Royale and established Ian Fleming as one of the 'most forceful writer of thrillers in England', at least according to Raymond Chandler, foremost author of detective n ...

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James Bond Comes to Life

Advantages: Excellent Read - could not put it down
Disadvantages: Only took me a couple of days to read

...the first book in the James Bond series by Ian Fleming. I read this book recently after watching the 2007 Casino Royale film. I have never been much of a Bond fan until I watched this film so I decided to read the book. Ian Flemings writing ...

bagpuss1980 26.11.2007 ∑ Read full review
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Casino Royale

Advantages: Contains many elements not seen in the film
Disadvantages: none

...Bond fan for a number of years but never read any of the books. The first Book I read was Die Another Day, and then Casino Royale came out so I bought the book and started to read it. The Book is quite different from the film, for instance Le ...

Alan-RMFB 02.03.2008 ∑ Read full review
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Creep

Advantages: A fine first effort - once it warms up it is difficult to put down
Disadvantages: Could have got going a little sooner and some characters could have more meat on their bones

Creep Why read this? This book could have easily passed me by if I hadnít read a review by a fellow member on Ciao. The cover depicting handcuffs, and being a suspense thriller, means that I am outside my genre here. But the reviewer had me i ...

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Review of Creep - Jennifer Hillier

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