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Old 17 December 2011, 05:38 AM
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Originally Posted by llewtrah View Post
I've ordered both "The Windup Girl" and "The City and the City" for some winter reading.

"The Manual of Detection" (Jedediah Berry) is another book well worth reading.

I recently picked up Romanitas (Sophie McDougall) in Oxfam as the idea of the Roman empire transplanted into the modern day (with slavery and alternative tech) should be right up my street.
I liked 'The City and The City' but did not enjoy 'The Wind-Up Girl'. I felt like the latter had a lot of lingo that wasn't explained & therefore made it difficult to understand IMO.
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