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I Am Pilgrim: A Thriller
Terry Hayes
Legends of King Arthur: Idylls of the King
Alfred Lord Tennyson
The Norton Anthology of Poetry
Mary Jo Salter, Margaret Ferguson, Jon Stallworthy
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Mary Jo Salter, Margaret Ferguson, Jon Stallworthy
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reviewed: The Beautifull Cassandra (Little Black Classics #33)
Jane Austen was a pre-consumerist writer who cared not for world-building or owning things, but instead of people's countenan...
The Beautifull Cassandra (Little Black Classics #33) - Jane Austen
reviewed: A Hippo Banquet (Little Black Classics #32)
Mary Kingsley was an 19th Century English scientific writer and explorer. She wrote two books about her journeys through Afri...
A Hippo Banquet (Little Black Classics #32) - Mary Henrietta Kingsley
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June 2015
07
reviewed: Song of the Sea Maid
Goodness this was the most boring and plotless book I've read in such a long while. The beginning was rather intriguing with ...
Song of the Sea Maid - Rebecca Mascull
reviewed: The Carpet People
Before Discworld there were The Carpet People...This was Terry's first novel and, well, you can sort of tell. It is still won...
The Carpet People - Terry Pratchett
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June 2015
05
reviewed: The Unadulterated Cat
Kind of an odd book until you really think about it. Terry Pratchett is a master of humour but this book lacks it, somewhat. ...
The Unadulterated Cat - Terry Pratchett, Gray Jolliffe
reviewed: The Tell-Tale Heart
Edgar Allen Poe was an American 19th Century poet and writer, best known for his macabre and haunting short stories and poetr...
The Tell-Tale Heart - Edgar Allan Poe
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June 2015
01
reviewed: The Terrors of the Night (Little Black Classics #30)
Thomas Nashe was a 16th Century English playwright and poet, and is considered as the greatest Elizabethan Pamphleteer and wa...
The Terrors of the Night (Little Black Classics #30) - Thomas Nashe
reviewed: Incubust
Follow this link to read a very, very short story written by Terry Pratchett in 1988 for a Birmingham University project call...
Incubust - Terry Pratchett
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May 2015
29
reviewed: How We Weep and Laugh at the Same Thing (Little Black Classics #29)
Michel de Montaigne was a 16th Century French Renaissance philosopher and was the one of foremost essayists and contributed t...
How We Weep and Laugh at the Same Thing (Little Black Classics #29) - Michel de Montaigne
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May 2015
28
reviewed: The Wife Of Bath (Little Black Classics #28)
Geoffrey Chaucer was an English 14th Century diplomat and philosopher amongst other things, though is best known for being a ...
The Wife Of Bath (Little Black Classics #28) - Geoffrey Chaucer
reviewed: Ugly People Beautiful Hearts
Marlen Komar got in touch with me and asked if I would review her book of poetry, Ugly People Beautiful Hearts. The first rea...
Ugly People Beautiful Hearts - Marlen Komar
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May 2015
26
reviewed: A Slip of the Keyboard: Collected Non-fiction
Sir Terry Pratchett OBE died on the 12th of March, 2015, at the age of 66 from a rare form of Alzheimers. He wrote over 40 no...
A Slip of the Keyboard: Collected Non-fiction - Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman
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May 2015
22
reviewed: The Nightingales are Drunk (Little Black Classics #27)
Hafez was a 14th Century Persian poet whose works are amongst the most popular in modern-day Iran. The nightingales are drunk...
The Nightingales are Drunk (Little Black Classics #27) - Hāfez
reviewed: Dodger's Guide to London
Dodger's Guide to London comes as a companion to the novel Dodger and provides us with a casual look at what life was like fo...
Dodger's Guide to London - Terry Pratchett
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