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Terry Pratchett – Night Watch (2002)

Genre: Fantasy; satire Series: Discworld Pages: 480 My rating: 8,5/10 With Night Watch, I think it is no longer possible to say that you can just start anywhere in the Discworld series and jump right in. Night Watch is the … Continue reading

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Iain M. Banks – Against a Dark Background (1993)

Genre: science fiction / space opera Series: no Pages: 487 My rating: 7/10 While Iain M. Banks was working on his Culture series, he still found the time or the need to write science fiction that was unrelated to his … Continue reading

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R. Scott Bakker – The Great Ordeal (2016) review

Genre: Epic fantasy / grimdark Series: Aspect-Emperor series, part 3 Pages: 512 My rating: 9/10 The long awaited third book of the Aspect-Emperor series is finally here. The previous instalment, The White-Luck Warrior, ended on a bunch of cliffhangers: everyone … Continue reading

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Catherynne M. Valente – Radiance (2015)

Genre: Science fiction / science fantasy / alternate history Pages: 429 My Rating: 9/10 I don’t even know where to start! Let me start by saying that I loved this book! But it is one of those books that you’ll … Continue reading

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Alastair Reynolds – Revelation Space (2000)

Genre: Science fiction. Space opera Series: Revelation Space series, part 1 Pages: 585 My Rating: 8.5/10 It is no surprise that Alastair Reynolds turned into one of the most successful science fiction writers of our time, when you experience the … Continue reading

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Mark Manson – the Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck (2016) review

I hardly ever read self-help books, but I make an exception for Mark Manson. His book is about carefully choosing what you care about. About accepting that there will always be struggle in your life, and about changing your problems … Continue reading

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Michael R. Fletcher – Beyond Redemption (2015) Review

Genre: Fantasy, Grimdark Series: Manifest Delusions 1 Pages: 480 My rating: 8/10 Beyond Redemption is a chilling, stunningly dark fantasy work. In a world where people’s power of belief shapes the actual world, fanatics and sociopaths rise to power, and … Continue reading

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