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Can't Believe It's Over...

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-11-18

Finally finished The Culture, after taking most of the year to do so. I already feel the pull to re-listen to the first novels again with all of the lore in my head.

Mr. Banks, you sublime.

Classic

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-10-28

Great narration of a classic tale. Basically, if you want to be happy, don't dabble in necromancy? :)

Not bad

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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-10-21

An interesting female perspective in an extremely male-dominated culture, but I felt like this could have been a little more in depth.

Another Great Culture Novel

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-10-21

It took a little while before I felt invested in this one, but once it got rolling, it's yet another great entry for the Culture series. Now to start book 10 with an increasingly heavy heart...

Another fantastic Culture book

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-10-06

Although the Culture itself seems almost tangential to the story, with only a couple characters associated with it. a great book on life and perspective, wrapped in a fascinating shell of SciFi. I did miss Peter Kenny as narrator, but Toby Longworth did great.

incredible

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-09-15

not that I've read/watched much competition, but this is now my favourite hockey story. Going to go read some non-fiction on residential schools now.

Horrifying Must Read of Racism and Healthcare

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-08-26

I'm speechless after reading this, and similarly find it hard to conjure up words to recommend. This extensive work documents a history of medical abuse and experimentation on blacks from the slave trade to present, ongoing, and future. It ends with a credible list of lessons and recommendations.

This is simply a must read.

That's A Lot of N-Words I Tell You What

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-08-10

So fair warning for those 2019 ears.

Beneath the surface, however, I believe I detect a powerful work and critique of racism, America, etc. I wouldn't give this to school kids, but this is a work worth discussing intellectually.

Wow, Mark Twain is Incredible

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-08-03

And Nick Offerman really does this classic work justice. The moment I finish writing this review, I'll be downloading the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

Fine I Guess?

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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-07-30

Gyllenhaal was a great, neutral narrator that injected this work with the sort of malaise I think the author probably intended. A simple story, and with some good scenes and imagery.

I can finally finish that 8th grade book report I never did.