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Sam J. Charlton
George Orwell
Robert Harris
August 2014
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August 2014
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reviewed: Wuthering Heights
There is not much point in writing a review of a book that has been already reviewed 948.467 times here, what more is there t...
Wuthering Heights - Emily Brontë
July 2014
12
reviewed: Metro 2033
Nelle prime 100 pagine non succede quasi niente e il racconto si perde tra numerose descrizioni, fredde e poco coinvolgenti, ...
Metro 2033 - Dmitry Glukhovsky, Cristina Mazzucchelli
July 2014
01
reviewed: The Giver
In this future dystopian world, the possibility to make choices is very limited, everything is controlled and planned: the nu...
The Giver - Lois Lowry
June 2014
27
reviewed: Almeno il cappello
La storia, ambientata negli anni '20, è una fotografia della vita quotidiana nei paesini di provincia dove tutti si conoscono...
Almeno il cappello - Andrea Vitali
June 2014
11
reviewed: Battle Royale
Battle Royale has always been one of my favorite movies and I watched it more than once, but I had no idea it was based on a ...
Battle Royale - Koushun Takami, Yuji Oniki
May 2014
26
reviewed: Trash
The plot is simple and predictable, characters are mostly one dimensional, but I appreciate the idea of showing the world thr...
Trash - Andy Mulligan
May 2014
20
reviewed: Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks
Maybe you have to be british to enjoy this book. The writer checks and debunks some very questionable products or services av...
Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks - Ben Goldacre
April 2014
26
reviewed: Anne of Green Gables
When Anne starts talking, usually a wall of text appears, needlessly long, painfully boring, overly emotional and with an abu...
Anne of Green Gables - Jennifer Lee Carrell, L.M. Montgomery
April 2014
13
reviewed: Welcome to the N.H.K.
Since I loved watching the japanese anime tv-series "Welcome to the NHK", I was eager to read the novel that inspired it."Wel...
Welcome to the N.H.K. - Tatsuhiko Takimoto, Lindsey Akashi
April 2014
12
reviewed: Io e te
Dopo avere visto per caso il film, magnifico, ho deciso che dovevo assolutamente leggere anche il libro, scoprendo molte più ...
Io e te - Niccolò Ammaniti
reviewed: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
"Quiet" is a well documented, interesting and very informative book about introversion: what it is; its origin (genetic or no...
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking - Susan  Cain
March 2014
23
reviewed: The Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code
According to the book synopsis, The Riddle of the labyrinth is a "mesmerising archaeological detective story, brilliantly tol...
The Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code - Margalit Fox