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Book Review: The Sign of the Four by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

This is Holmes’ and Watson’s second outing and once again we get all we want from the Baker Street sleuth. Some marvellous deductions, an unexpected backstory and some criminal chasing through the whole city on foot and by boat on … Continue reading

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Book Review – A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Sherlock Holmes stories have been with me for over 10 years and I always enjoy delving back into them. I have never actually read all of them. I did listen to the whole audio book collection, but I do … Continue reading

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Book Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Rehearsal Script Edition) by Jack Thorne, JK Rowling and John Tiffany (mild spoilers, marked)

It’s been so long since the last Harry Potter book came out. I remember midnight events for the book releases and hours (days!) of non-stop reading. Good times! Then life happened – like growing up, working, paying bills and such. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling

The final instalment in the Harry Potter book series Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is there to tie up all the loose ends and round off the whole story by leading to the inevitable conclusion and final face-off between … Continue reading

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Book Review: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Part 6 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is a very quiet lead-up to the series finale. Yet again Harry has grown as a person and he is definitely no longer a child. The danger everyone is facing is not … Continue reading

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Book Review: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

Now we have come to the fifth instalment of Harry’s adventures at Hogwarts. And it is still magical, but not all nice and enchanting. Like all the previous sequels it is the logical next step in Harry’s journey and as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is the first “new” book in the series I’ve read. Meaning that was the first book I actively remember waiting for to come out. I still remember reading the first chapter behind the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is also one of my favourites from the series. Again I enjoy the plot twists a lot and a whole new perspective is opened: Harry’s present is affected by his parents’ past. When … Continue reading

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Book Review: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Together with The Prisoner of Azkaban, The Chamber of Secrets is my favourite book  of the Harry Potter series. I simply loved the fact that it proved the first book wasn’t just a dream and it was a wonderful promise … Continue reading

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Book Review: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

So I have finally managed to start reading the Harry Potter series again and it’s simply wonderful to step back into Harry’s world. But it’s not just a step back into the wizarding world, but also a trip down memory lane. … Continue reading

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