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DaisyDaniel

DaisyDaniel

Joined July 2019

Just a wannabe medic wandering through the world book in hand...
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Early Riser | Jasper Fforde
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What an author, what a world. Fforde truly is the master of the alternative universe - this was not only a gripping tale of espionage, conspiracy and exploration but every page also took you one step further into the fascinating version of wales Fforde has crafted. One where hibernation, mammoths and -60 C temperatures are commonplace. Having finished the book I not only miss Fforde‘s tone as an author, I also miss the world he led me through.

margreads I loved the early books in the Thursday Next series. Maybe it's time to read him again 3y
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Welcome to Litsy 💖📖💖 3y
DaisyDaniel @margreads this was my first book of his - is the Thursday next series worth a read? 3y
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CoffeeNBooks Welcome to Litsy! 📚 3y
SW-T Welcome to Litsy 😊 3y
margreads Absolutely, although from memory the second or third book were my favourites 3y
Smrloomis Welcome! 🥳 3y
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Children of Ruin | Adrian Tchaikovsky
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This was an incredible book detailing an intergalactic and inter species journey of epic proportions. Only Tchaikovsky can make you question our purpose in life and our perception of it as well as providing gripping action in the same chapter. This book is long and hefty, often some of the concepts are not easy to grasp but it is well worth the effort. I have not been this absorbed in a book for a long time x

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The Honours | Tim Clare
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This was another nice surprise - Clare truly is a master writer and his poetic past shows in the quality of writing. With a lovable main character and a surprising deviation of the plot from my initial suspicions it was truly a great read.
I will be waiting expectantly to read the next instalment..

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This was such an unexpected gem - found it by accident in a bookshop in Prague and read the first 100 pages there and then - I would recommend giving the book time to pull you in as the second half is fascinating and much more dynamic. It was a book that made you think - in the way that sometimes only sci-if can.

Jillylovesbooks Welcome to Litsy! 📚😀📚 3y
llawela Prague! Do you live there ? 3y
DaisyDaniel @llawela I just visited while interailing this summer - as in Paris there is an adorable English language bookshop in the city centre called Shakespeare and Co. That little oasis is where I found the book! 3y
Smrloomis I started this and was glad to see your review. What I‘ve read so far is pretty slow and doesn‘t feel all that sci-fi to me so I‘m glad to hear it picks up! 3y
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