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The Shadow Rising by Robert Jordan

The Shadow Rising, book four of The Wheel of Time series, is another long, tedious, lead-up to an eventual clash with members of The Forsaken — the minions of the Dark Lord, though at least this time, Rand doesn’t get all the fighting fun. 404 more words

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New Spring by Robert Jordan

Firstly I must apologise for the lack of reviews – dissertation deadline, exams and then spending two and a half months in Iceland leaves little room for reading and those books I have managed to read, I haven’t had chance to review. 448 more words


Read, Reading, to Read

Last week I went to see the movie ‘The Keeper of Lost Causes’ based on the book known as Mercy in the UK, by Danish author Jussi Adler-Olsen. 777 more words


Feeding the Mind

Today is World Literacy Day. If you follow my blog, you already benefit from this powerful skill. And if you are anything like me, you are looking for works upon which to use it, so I thought I would share a list of authors whose work I really enjoyed in the last 12 months. 247 more words


I just finished Book 5 of The Wheel of Time, and I’m still struggling. Without any spoilers: 169 more words


Police IQ

During my early career in law enforcement, I had the odd distinction of having two separate police chiefs in two separate law enforcement agencies in two separate states tell me that I was too intelligent to be a policeman. 882 more words


Character Review: Perrin Aybara

I’m not going to go all out and spoil his whole story line (just some of it). I just want to touch on a a handful of things about Perrin Aybara of Robert Jordan’s  923 more words

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