Category Archives: ♥♥ – 2/5

Books that have received a 2/5 rating.

Cooking For Friends

Publisher: Harper Collins Date Published: 2008 Pages: 272 ‘As a chef, I work at a thousand miles an hour, but when I’m at home I want to slow down.’ My Father received this book for his birthday, but although he … Continue reading

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True Loves 1 and 2

Author: Manien Botma Penciller: Jason Turner Publisher: New Reliable Press Date Published: Volume 1 – May 2006, Volume 2 – June 2009 Volumes: Both are single volume A modern romance, True Loves follows a young vintage clothing store owner falling into … Continue reading

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On Love And Death

Author: Patrick Suskind Translation: Anthea Bell Publisher: Text Publishing Date Published: 2006 Pages: 90 In this inspiring meditation, Patrick Suskind considers the two great forces of human existence. He draws scenes as varied as a young couple having oral sex … Continue reading

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The Wild Boys: A Book of the Dead

Author: William S Burroughs Publisher: Penguin Dates Published: 1969 Pages: 192 In this funny, nightmarish masterpiece of imaginative excess, grotesque characters engage in acts of violent one-upmanship, boundless riches mangle a corner of Africa into a Bacchanalian utopia, and technology, … Continue reading

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The Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite

Author: Gerard Way Comic Art/Collector Edition Cover Artist:  Gabriel Ba Colours: Dave Stewart Series Cover Artist: James Jean Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Date Published: 2007 In an inexplicable worldwide event, forty-seven extraordinary children were spontaneously born by women who’d previously shown … Continue reading

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The View From The Mirror Quartet

  Author: Ian Irvine Publisher: Penguin Dates Published: 1998-1999 Pages: Total of 2,485 over four books Karan, a sensitive with a troubled heritage, is forced to steal an ancient relic. But it turns out to be the Mirror of Aachan, a … Continue reading

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Donna Hay: Modern Classics, Book 1

Author: Donna Hay Photography: Con Poulos Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers Date Published: 2002 Pages: 192 “Commonsense cooking redefined with modern ingredients, outlook and style” Donna Hay has almost become a household name (in Australia at least). She has authored many … Continue reading

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