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reviewed: Linwood Barclay thriller about Zack Walker - quite fun and reasonably interesting
Zack Walker is a writer/journalist getting involved with a private detective in observing high-end clothing thefts. However h...
Bad Guys - Linwood Barclay
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October 2019
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reviewed: Dated and wordy fantasy novel from the ‘70s - hard work
This first part of the Thomas Covenant trilogy is tough going. Our main character, Thomas, suffers from leprosy in our world ...
Lord Foul's Bane - Stephen R. Donaldson
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October 2019
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September 2019
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reviewed: Fairly ordinary cosy crime tale set in the 1950s
This detective novel deals with the disappearance of a young lady from an estate in the 1950s. Inspector Dover and his sergea...
Dover One: A Mystery - Joyce Porter
reviewed: The final volume and it’s quite entertaining- and tragic
With a definitive finality to it, this comic series’ final volume has all the main characters and a fair amount of plot, movi...
Chew Volume 12 - John Layman
September 2019
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reviewed: Reasonably good police procedural about murder and interesting relationships
This is the third Gently that I’ve read and the best so far (not difficult). George Gently investigates a murder when the pri...
Gently With the Ladies - Alan Hunter
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September 2019
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reviewed: Very satisfying last part to this four-part fantasy series
This fantasy novel brings this series to a close as Brynd, Eir, Rika, Randur, Artemisia , Fulcrom and Lan find themselves fig...
The Broken Isles - Mark Charan Newton
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September 2019
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reviewed: Kung-fu Chinese fantasy novel - not for everyone
This is the first of twelve volumes in this fantasy Kung Fu series by a celebrated Chinese author, Jin Yong. This novel cent...
A Hero Born - Anna Holmwood, Jin Yong
August 2019
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