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REALJimBob

Fortysomething, photographer slacker, working in IT, living in Greenwich; failed polymath; drinks and eats too much, reads too little...

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February 2014
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This ended up being a cautionary tale about picking up a book solely because hey! I have a cat named Grendel! Being somewhat ...
February 2014
03
reblogged: Women Destroy Everything
from Saturdays in Books
www.kickstarter.com/projects/lightspeedmagazine/women-destroy-science-fiction/posts/726436
January 2014
27
liked:
First, notice the cover. Do you know why my review copy looks so different from the one you may have read? Published 1970, ba...
January 2014
07
BookLikes Reading Challenge: REALJimBob wants to read 65 books in 2014.
REALJimBob has read 1 book(s) out of 65 books in
2014 Reading Challenge
November 2013
26
reviewed: Earth by Mur Lafferty
This feels like a transition story to be honest. Nothing much happens. Well, that's kinda unfair, lots of stuff happens I sup...
Earth - Mur Lafferty
reviewed: Icebreaker (James Bond 3)
So, I relented and gave Gardner another chance. After the frankly disturbing end to the previous Bond novel, For Special Serv...
Icebreaker (James Bond 3) - John Gardner
reviewed: Changeless by Gail Carriger
A return to the bizarre paranormal-steampunk-romance-comedy-of-manners in the sequel to Soulless. This time, sadly, there doe...
Changeless - Gail Carriger
finished reading:
November 2013
24
reviewed: The Stainless Steel Rat Saves the World
Slippery Jim diGriz is getting told off by his boss, Inskipp, for stealing while on a previous mission for the Special Corps....
The Stainless Steel Rat Saves The World  - Harry Harrison
text: The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
Another collection of Sherlock Holmes short stories, this time packaged as the memoirs of rather than the adventures of, but ...
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes, #4) -  Arthur Conan Doyle
November 2013
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reviewed: Margaret Atwood – Oryx and Crake
A birthday present in 2012, it's taken me a while to get around to reading this. I've been enjoying the Atwood Positron serie...
Oryx and Crake  - Margaret Atwood