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Doomed by Chuck Palahniuk

I have just finished reading “Doomed” by Chuck Palahniuk, the sequel to his earlier novel “Damned.” I laughed out loud in places and would love to give you a taste of his descriptions. This is one of a ketamine-addicted “psychic … Continue reading

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Just One Cornetto: London to Sicily in a Small Motorhome

“Just One Cornetto: London to Sicily in a Small Motorhome” by Keith Mashiter is a good read for people who love Italy and travelogues. The first chapter hooks you and you avidly read on. The author and his wife Gail, … Continue reading

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The Celiac Cookbook: A Review

This cookery book published by Blue Star Books, is more than simply a run-of-the-mill cookbook. It starts by defining celiac disease and gives some indication that not everyone who has a gluten intolerance is diagnosed correctly. I found it interesting … Continue reading

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“Damned:” A rollicking novel by Chuck Palahniuk

I go through phases of not reading books, but having discovered the joys of Amazon I might go back to it. They have books that probably couldn’t be found in an ordinary UK bookshop! “Damned” could be one of these! … Continue reading

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Book Review:”in the Shadow of the Banyan” Vaddey Ratner

  I have just finished reading “in the Shadow of the Banyan” by Vaddey Ratner. It is set against the background of the revolution in Cambodia which was won by the Khmer Rouge, the forces of Pol Pot. The narrator … Continue reading

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