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Devil Wears Prada re-make

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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 31-05-2020

Insider view of the PR industry. A clueless protagonist, poor grammar. Disinterested not an antonym for interested.

Chevalier Creates Depression Tale

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-05-2020

Amazing tale of grief, loss; passion and deprivation in Depression England. Like Kate Atkinson, Chevalier reminds us of the cold and hunger of post-war Britain.

Captivating Tale of Carolina

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-05-2020

A beautifully drawn story of one child's indomitable spirit despite an incredibly difficult childhood. Outstanding.

Harlan's Reliable Offering

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-04-2020

Coben weaves another intriguing tale of family, feud and human frailty. Excellent denouement/s and characters.

Different and Intriguing

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-04-2020

Loved this book. Unexpectedly fascinating story somehow appealing. Great character development, and a pleasing end.

Atkinson's Achilles

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-04-2020

A huge fan of Atkinson, I found this book disappointing. Lacks character complexity; multi twists.

The Gray Man Rocks in Place

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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-04-2020

Exciting blend of relevant history, fight scenes, intrigue, with an anti- hero. Snyder's accents inadequate.

British SciFi Spy Novel Rocks (Quietly)

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-04-2020

British spy stories are the best: Rankin's futuristic, murder mystery weaves genres to an exciting plausible read.

Holdout Keeps Reader Holding On

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-04-2020

Sufficiently entertaining story, nice character development; a sudden rush to exciting denouement. Narration feels forced.

Must Read Text: Legal and HR

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-03-2020

Deliciously satirical of these professionals; empathetic tale of life-changing bump on the head. Great narration.