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Joseph Di Stefano

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perfected craft

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Reviewed: 14-11-2020

Tana has found a way to keep the listener wanting to be involved. it's not so much about plot but about relationships. People helping people get through the day everyday. so beautifully written with such effortless poise.

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Amazing novel

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Reviewed: 04-08-2019

Tana French adds to the well worn detective novel with twists and turns that brings a new vitality and freshness to the genre.

The Butterfly Effect with Jon Ronson cover art

never thought I would want to read this

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Reviewed: 22-08-2017

it's a touching and human view of an industry that not too many people think about. A behind the scenes look at the sex industry and how the internet has changed it, but more importantly how it has changed us.

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wonderful writing

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Reviewed: 10-10-2016

The story twines around the two main characters. One full of life, the other trying to hold it back.

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What a wonderful technician

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Reviewed: 26-09-2016

Saran For does dialogue better than any other writer I know, which means you get right inside the characters directly from what they say.

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Wonderful, imaginative stories

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Reviewed: 13-06-2016

Kate Russell is surprising in the depth of her writing and the splendor of her subject matter.

Very interesting

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Reviewed: 30-05-2016

A great read on the difference of how the east revered its artists. And how difficult it would have been to allow a creative spirit to exist and flourish in such an environment.

Very different from a world of Madonna and Elvis and frank Sinatra.

What a wonderful story

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Reviewed: 21-05-2016

Beautifully written, hilarious story of a man trying to come to terms with a modern life.

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Wow, humans are strange

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Reviewed: 25-01-2016

A wonderful view of how we decide and select items in everyday life. Actually makes Economics interesting. More interesting than you could ever imagine.

A real feast from Winton

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Reviewed: 06-12-2015

There is something here which Winton has not been able to capture in his later books. That sense of loss, longing, of regret that somehow life has gone its own path when you thought you owned it all.

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