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chapterseldomread

Normally to be found in South Wales or Ireland. An unhealthy obsession with literature & the musicals of Stephen Sondheim has led to a very happy 33 years on this planet.

Currently reading

I, Partridge: We Need to Talk About Alan
Alan Partridge, Rob Gibbons, Neil Gibbons, Armando Iannucci, Steve Coogan
Progress: 35 %
Pride and Prejudice
James Kinsley, Fiona Stafford, Jane Austen
Bad Science
Ben Goldacre
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July
26
currently reading
Alan Partridge, Rob Gibbons, Neil Gibbons, Armando Iannucci, Steve Coogan
James Kinsley, Fiona Stafford, Jane Austen
Ben Goldacre
September 2013
24
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September 2013
23
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September 2013
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September 2013
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August 2013
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August 2013
13
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Just couldn't get on with this at all. Abandoned after about 30 pages (possibly a record for me).
The Earth Hums in B Flat - Mari Strachan
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July 2013
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July 2013
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July 2013
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July 2013
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June 2013
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June 2013
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June 2013
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Wow. Right where does one start with a book like this? Transition is only the second Iain Banks book I have read (The Wasp Fa...
Transition - Iain Banks
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June 2013
5
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June 2013
04
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Hmm. I either missed something here or this simply wasn't that good. Will write a proper review soon.
The Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne, Nina Baym, Thomas E. Connolly
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May 2013
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May 2013
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Fun, off beat and interesting, this (as I expected) is a lot more about Ronson’s journey than an insight into what goes on in...
The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry - Jon Ronson
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May 2013
12
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A short review for a short little book. This is a quietly beautiful and quirky little book. Divided into two distinct section...
Stories We Tell Ourselves: "Dream Life" and "Seeing Things" - Michelle Herman
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Set in 1799 Japan this book has all the markings of an epic and yet we, quite intimately, follow the lives of two people who ...
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet - David Mitchell
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May 2013
01
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There are very few authors in my mind that even come close to having the command of language Byatt has and, rarer still, she ...
Angels and Insects - A.S. Byatt
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April 2013
26
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Oh Philip.Pullman is an author that has enraged me with every book of his I've read (this is number 3) yet I keep going back ...
Grimm Tales for Young and Old - Philip Pullman, Jacob Grimm
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April 2013
15
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As a series of essays on various areas within the show Fringe, this is a very interesting book but just not what I was lookin...
Fringe Science: Parallel Universes, White Tulips, and Mad Scientists - Mike Brotherton, Jovana Grbic, Stephen Cass, Brendan Allison, Kevin R. Grazier, Jacob Clifton, Garth Sundem, Paul Levinson, Nick Mamatas, Bruce Bethke, Amy Berner, Amy H. Sturgis, David Thomas
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April 2013
08
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Agh. Will need a day or two to process this one I think!
The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
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April 2013
07
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The likelihood is you've heard of, if not read this book already. I'm a little late to the party on this one. While I'd hear...
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - John Boyne
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April 2013
05
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Oh dear. I was actually quite looking forward to this. It's clear what Clary is aiming for,a humorous homage to Coward and ...
Briefs Encountered - Julian Clary
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March 2013
12
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March 2013
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This really was a joy to read. Touching on all aspects (and genres) of music, from how technology shapes our perceptions of w...
How Music Works - David Byrne
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