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Description: Tremendous. More enjoyable than his essays (which were still great): funny, honest, smart...


2006-07-18

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Description: Entertaining campus novel trying to tackle some big themes (power, political correctness, feminism...


2006-07-17

 


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Description: Easy to read, but didn't really do a lot for me.


2006-07-17


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Description: Haunting and poignant - the characterisation is tremendous.


2006-07-11

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Description: Wonderful series of sketches that focus on a year in the life of a 13 year old boy. Less self-conciously...


2006-07-11

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Description: A fantastic character study - the ending didn't do much for me, but the majority of the...


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Description: A book about childhood and friendship that veers off into weird suspense-thriller territory...


2006-06-22

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Description: Fairly disappointing by McEwan's standards - I didn't really care enough for the ending...


2006-06-22

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Description: Oddball Icelandic book that really defies description. Full of ideas, but it all left me a...


2006-06-07


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Description: A typical Auster book in that it grabs you with a brilliant setup and compelling writing, but...


2006-06-01

 


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Description: Fascinating memoir of the capture and eventual release of a researcher in Cambodia during the...


2006-06-01

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Description: Fun and occasionally engaging novel that explores ideas of family through a fairly bizarre...


2006-06-01


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Description: A tremendous series of essays largely centred on pop-culture. Witty, insightful and hilarious,...


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Description: More historical fiction, this time based on the Cambridge spies. The writing is dry and clear...


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Description: A long and winding autobiography covering Oz's childhood and youth - as much as the humour...


2006-06-01



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