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Death Note Another Note: the Los Angeles Bb Murder Cases (Novel) - Ishin Nishio (Paperback)

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Death Note Another Note: the Los Angeles Bb Murder Cases (Novel) - Ishin Nishio (Paperback)
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166
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R 240
(-31%)

Death Note Novel - Review

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Overall it was an interesting read. It doesnt have a Death Note in it and there is no Kira seeking to build a utopia, but the psychological aspects of Death Note are still there. Characters we know from the show are expanded and given a chance to show their true colors in this novel. Finally, the novel builds itself a great climax to end it off and to the casual readers like me who prefer having the answers laid out for them instead of trying to solve them as most mystery fans would do, be ready for a surprise. It is a unique experience for Death Note fans, although I would say that only a Death Note fan could understand and enjoy the novel to the extent that I have. My only complaint is that some portions of the story is quite unbelievable and almost ridiculous

All You Need is Kill - Hiroshi Sakurazaka (Paperback)

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All You Need is Kill - Hiroshi Sakurazaka (Paperback)
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166
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R 220
(-25%)

All you need is kill - Review

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I enjoyed this manga so much that I read it completely in a few hours.The story hooks you up with the first few pages and keeps you interested until the end. The art is also really good, the characters look really nice and the exoskeletons and weapons, they use, look quite fantastic as well .While you're reading this, you'll feel excited, sad and even confused at moments. If a story is capable of doing this, it must be an enjoyable story.Fans of science-fiction might want to give it a try, as well as fans of the military genre.

The Pioneer Woman Cooks Dinnertime - Ree Drummond (Hardcover)

The Pioneer Woman Cooks Dinnertime - Ree Drummond (Hardcover)
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368

Love this book

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I love this book. It is made with quality paper, packed with great photos and the recipes are easy and use ingredients that are not difficult to get hold of, even in South Africa. I am going to buy more Pioneer Woman books.

The Devil in the White City - Erik Larson (Paperback)

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The Devil in the White City - Erik Larson (Paperback)
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221

The Devil In The White City

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Of all the True Crime books, this is probably the most interesting book I have ever read, it is also required reading for anyone interested in psychological profiling, and for most people, the only true crime book they have ever read.

The book takes places shortly after the Chicago great fire, and simultaneously explains the economic boom of the town, and the looming opportunity of The World's Fair.

At the same time the book focuses on the first urban serial killer, Herman Webster Mudgett, otherwise known as H.H. Holmes. Due to the lack of law enforcement or any real governmental body in Chicago at the time, the body count that he was able to wrack up is truly terrifying, he was arrested for killing 9 people, admitted to killing 27, and may have killed upwards of 200 people.

The marvel of the book is really in the architecture of the Murder Castle, a labyrinthine building of dead ends, secret doors, greased chutes, all of these in the middle of the city under everyone's noses.

A fantastic read.

Haunted - Chuck Palahniuk (Paperback)

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Haunted - Chuck Palahniuk (Paperback)
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149
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R 205
(-27%)

Haunted

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Haunted is a viseral, gory book created by Chuck Palahniuk, if the name sounds familiar it's because this is the same man that created Fight Club.

The book is broken up into multiple short stories with an overarching theme, it is engaging but at times, the descriptions can be nauseating.

Not suitable for anyone below the age of 18.

Fiend - Harold Schechter (Paperback)

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Fiend - Harold Schechter (Paperback)
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197
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R 255
(-23%)

Fiend

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Fiend is the chilling tale of Jesse Polmeroy, the youngest serial killer in history. once again the cultural and economic balance at the time comes in to play as well as societies understanding of psychological defects has changed. It's an interesting look into the past and a chilling reminder of what even the youngest child is capable of.

Drawing the Human Head - Burne Hogarth (Paperback)

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Drawing the Human Head - Burne Hogarth (Paperback)
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295

Drawing The Human Head

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For any budding illustrator, this along with Drawing Dynamic Hands is a must have.

Burne Hogarth is a brutal instructor and his methods are for you to follow along, it delves into the whole "Repetition is the mother of skill." But his understanding and prowess cannot be disputed.

The Skillful Huntsman - Khang Le (Paperback)

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The Skillful Huntsman - Khang Le (Paperback)
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368

The Skillfull Hunstman

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The Skillfull Huntsman is a strange book.

A relatively small ground of people 4 or 5, took a portion of The Grimm Fairy Tales and decided to construct a world around it. For any concept artist and designer this is a must have, it shows the complete process of shape design, silhouettes, environment design, shape language and colour palates. Nothing was spared, and this gives an entire overview of the creative processes involved in such a project.

Deviant - Harold Schechter (Paperback)

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Deviant - Harold Schechter (Paperback)
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216
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R 295
(-27%)

Deviant

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Deviant by Harold Schechter is a truly chilling book as far as True crimes go.

His writing style not only gives a background of the cultural and economic status at the time, but he delves into the criminological nature of nature versus nurture and what causes Serial Killers to become what they are.

A very well written and researched book.

Great Leveller - Joe Abercrombie (Paperback)

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Great Leveller - Joe Abercrombie (Paperback)
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Price
481
RRP
R 595
(-19%)

5 Stars

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Joe Abercrombie's The First Law world has, for me, unseated every other western fantasy author. Complex characters, amazing plot, I began reading The First Law and became hooked, Then The Great Leveller and finally onto Sharp Ends.

A fantastic author with a fantastic series, I recommend it to anyone who likes western fantasy. It's on par with Robert Jordan and RR Martin, hell, He's even unseated David Eddings in my mind, Joe is the undisputed king with this series.

Star Wars the Prequel Trilogy - Terry Brooks (Paperback)

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Star Wars the Prequel Trilogy - Terry Brooks (Paperback)
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270

A good read

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Well written, especially considering it's a novelization. Provides some background information and insight into characters emotions and thought. Was enjoyable and convinced me to get the rest of the series.

A Perfect Union of Contrary Things - Maynard James Keenan (Hardcover)

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A Perfect Union of Contrary Things - Maynard James Keenan (Hardcover)
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332

Great look into the life of one of rock's most enigmatic frontmen

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A must have for any Tool, APC or Puscifer fan

The Way of Shadows - Brent Weeks (Paperback)

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The Way of Shadows - Brent Weeks (Paperback)
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111

I liked it.

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This is Brent Week's first novel. It, along with the other two books in the trilogy were released shortly after one another. It's not a great debut but the overall trilogy is very enjoyable. This introduction to Weeks made me get all his other works and I've enjoyed it all.

Shadows of Self - Brandon Sanderson (Trade Paperback)

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Shadows of Self - Brandon Sanderson (Trade Paperback)
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Price
279
RRP
R 335
(-17%)

Great!

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Shadows of Self is the 2nd book in the high fantasy Wax and Wayne series of novels and is the 5th book in the Mistborn series.
You definitely have to read the original series to appreciate the second series more as it's set 300 years after the original series and there's a lot of references back to that time.
If you're a fantasy fan you'll really enjoy Sanderson's work. go get them all!

Calamity - Brandon Sanderson (Hardcover)

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Calamity - Brandon Sanderson (Hardcover)
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233

Great Novel

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This is the third and final novel in The Reckoners series by Sanderson. It's a great novel but it did leave me wanting a fourth book.
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