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Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character … review and quotes


Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character by Richard Feynman My rating: 5 of 5 stars Mr Feynman reminds me of my grandfather. Prankster and joker, who enjoyed his life and people around him. Topping that, Feynman … Continue reading

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Forever War by Joe Haldeman


The Forever War by Joe Haldeman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Easy read and somewhat predictable story. However, it is very entertaining and engaging. Haldeman creates a story with realistic military complexity and stupidity. His use of time dilation … Continue reading

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Review of The Martian by Andy Weir


The Martian by Andy Weir My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book was a great surprise. The character is well developed and the story flows smoothly. The narrative is funny, witty and smart. Andy Weir does a great job … Continue reading

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Review of On the Trail of Genghis Khan: An Epic Journey Through the Land of the Nomads by Tim Cope


On the Trail of Genghis Khan: An Epic Journey Through the Land of the Nomads by Tim Cope My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a long and fascinating tale of adventure, history and culture. Tim Cope delivers an … Continue reading

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Child-44 by Tom Rob Smith


Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book was highly recommended by a friend.Because of that I think my expectations were quiet high. Unfortunately, the book fell a bit short of it.It is an … Continue reading

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman


The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Another wonderful story from Neil Gaiman. If Caroline is a kid’s book and Graveyard Stories is an adult fairy tale, this book is … Continue reading

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Review of Tyrant: Destroyer of Cities by Christian Cameron


Tyrant: Destroyer Of Cities by Christian Cameron My rating: 5 of 5 stars Great addition to Tyrant series. Satirus and Melitta are at their prime and continue to fight for their right. Cameron comes back to the seas and as … Continue reading

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Sound of the Book: Shantaram is Down Under


Some books become special for us. A story might have touched us in some way during a special time in our life. I have few books that I have connected with in that way. However, in the past few years, I’ve … Continue reading

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The Spear and the Sea … review of Poseidon’s Spear by Christian Cameron


Poseidon’s Spear by Christian Cameron My rating: 5 of 5 stars Awesome sequel to already great historical series. Cameron switches gears and brings us in to the world of naval warfare and adventure during the Classical Greek period. The reader … Continue reading

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Only some are True Killers … Review of Killer of Men by Christian Cameron


Killer of Men by Christian Cameron My rating: 4 of 5 stars Entertaining read and nice work of historical fiction.I greatly enjoyed the perspective of a man who is not only skilled fighter but enjoys the art of killing.As Cameron … Continue reading

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