Category Archives: ♥♥♥♥♥ – 5/5

Those awesome books that have proved worthy of a 5/5!

Perfume: The Story Of A Murderer

Author: Patrick Suskind Publisher: Penguin Date Published: 1985 Pages: 263 Patrick Suskind’s Perfume follows the life of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, abandoned at birth in the slums of eighteenth-century Paris, but blessed with an outstanding sense of smell. This gift enables Jean-Baptiste … Continue reading

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The Nazi Doctors

Author: Robert Jay Lifton Publisher: Basic Books Dates Published: Originally 1986, this edition 2000 Pages: 561 Medical Killing and the Psychology of Genocide The renowned psychiatrist’s most powerful and important book – a brilliant analysis and history of the crucial … Continue reading

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Baking: A Commonsense Guide

Publisher: Murdoch Books Date Published: 2008 Pages: 384 ‘Baking: A Commonsense Guide’ is the next book in Murdoch’s commonsense series and was published ten years after its predecessor ‘Cooking: A Commonsense Guide’. Given how much I  – A) suck at … Continue reading

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Watchmen

Author: Alan Moore Penciller:  Dave Gibbons Colourist: John Higgins Publisher: DC Comics Date Published: Originally published September 1986 – October 1987, hard cover compendium published 2008 Who watches the Watchmen? ‘Watchmen’ has all the big words attached to it, like ‘the greatest … Continue reading

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Paradise Lost

  Author: John Milton Introduction Author: John Leonard Publisher: Penguin Dates Published: 1667 Pages: 453 In Paradise Lost Milton produced a poem of epic scale, conjuring up a vast, awe-inspiring cosmos and ranging across huge tracts of space and time. … Continue reading

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Fruits and Fresh Fruits

  Creator: Shoichi Aoki Publisher: Phaidon Date Published: (Fruits) 2001 & (Fresh Fruits) 2005 Pages: Both 268 photograph pages, 272 in total Size: Both 6 1/4 x 8 5/8 in When people think of Japan a sense of refined, minimalistic subtlety comes to … Continue reading

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Gemstones of the World

Author: Walter Schumann Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Date Published: 1997 Pages: 280 “Revised and Expanded Edition.” ‘Gemstone of the World’ is a small book, but despite its size it is packed with an unbelievable amount of information. This includes hardness, … Continue reading

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