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One-liners - Short comments about books, March 1999
These are one-liners, short comments on books that I read long time ago.
The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction by John Clute and Peter Nicholls
These two books covers just about everything there is to know about SF and fantasy.
Enc. of SF were published 1993, Enc. of Fantasy were published 1997, so they are pretty up to date.
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I stumbled onto this book at a sale-out. It is great and very descriptive, in the first fifty or so pages I found all the details a bit annoying, but after that I loved the book.
Havn't seen the movie, but I doubt it can make the book justice.
The first time I read this book was when I at the age of 15 or so were looking for humourous books. I doubt that I never enjoyed a book so much as the first part of this series. The humor is outrageous and it is impossible to avoid laughing out loud.
Imo, I find the first three books the best, but you'll surely enjoy all the five books. If you enjoy the books, try to pick-up the CDs with the radioshow, whatever they will cost, you won't regret getting them!
This is a very nice book, just about every chapter is about some amusing story that has taken place at a big hotel. There aren't any strong links to each chapter, so you can see the book as a short story collection, which make it a great companion for reading at the bus to/from work.
This is a parody of the famous Conan character. Humourous fantasy that is quite amusing, the end was a bit abrupt, this is the first book in a trilogy so you should probably pick up the other copies if you don't want to get disappointed.
This is a bit like "Tom Sharpe goes fantasy". He writes very similar to the style of Tom Sharpe, and I'm not sure if I really enjoy that kind of humourour. If you do, and like fantasy, perhaps you should check it out.
A satiric crime-novel, I think you can call it. I liked it, it has a rather pink cover so perhaps it will ruin your bookshelves apparence :)
It was some time since I read the book and I can't be more specific about it. They made a movie out of it starring Demi Moore, havn't seen that one, though.
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