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Posted: 24 April 2008 03:53 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 12 ]
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Pester your library to get it
Warn them they might need a couple of
dozen copies to keep up with demand.

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Posted: 24 April 2008 04:02 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 13 ]
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Surely your library would order it for you, Neo? I’ve ordered more obscure things and received them. Eventually.

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Posted: 22 January 2009 08:42 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 14 ]
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***  IMPORTANT NEWS FLASH!!!  ***

This book is just as good the second time through!

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Posted: 21 March 2009 05:30 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 15 ]
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Aaagh!
I’m so sorry, Sharru. I could have sworn I’d actually posted a proper review when I’d finished it the first time.
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Ok…
First of all, I must agree with Acci in that the editing needs significant work. There were a few wobbles with ‘stripped’ / ‘striped’, ‘past’ / ‘passed’, and ‘their’ / ‘there’ / ‘they’re’.
The punctuation and capitalisation were often odd (full stops and commas seemed to be swapped a lot), which jolted me out of the book.

However, more important is the reason it jolted me so much. Normally, a book with the same editing issues would make me itch to reach for a red pen (it’s common knowledge that I’m a pedant). This book is far too absorbing for that.

I loved the way the individual threads wove together, and I felt for the characters. I find it a good sign when, at a change of scene and character, you at first find it annoying that you don’t get to learn how the previous scene continues, then get so intrigued by the new scene that the same thing happens when that one ends…

I even nearly missed my bus stop more than once, as I was too involved in the book to notice it.

I really enjoyed this book and, as Acci said, it is just as good the second time around.

I, too, am impatient for the sequel.
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Posted: 21 March 2009 06:12 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 16 ]
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Boo - 21 March 2009 09:30 PM

Aaagh!
I’m so sorry, Sharru. I could have sworn I’d actually posted a proper review when I’d finished it the first time.
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Shame, shame!  We know your name!

It’s Boo Administratorix.

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Posted: 09 December 2010 11:57 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 17 ]
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London Wild….

Now a major motion picture!

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Posted: 10 December 2010 12:07 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 18 ]
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When do we get to see the sequel?

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Posted: 10 December 2010 02:50 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 19 ]
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Accipiter - 10 December 2010 05:07 AM

When do we get to see the sequel?

I think “continuation” would be a better word than “sequel”.

Either way, I’m looking forward to it!

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Posted: 10 December 2010 11:45 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 20 ]
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Sharruma - 10 December 2010 04:57 AM

London Wild….

Now a major motion picture!

Sorry, Typo

Should have read:

Not a major motion picture!

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Posted: 11 December 2010 12:13 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 21 ]
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Perhaps we ought to make it an independent MoH film.  Robin Bobcat would be perfect for one of the leading roles!

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Posted: 11 December 2010 01:08 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 22 ]
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Sounds good.
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Traveled cross the sea,
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