MEMBRE

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Breathtaking

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Rédigé le : 04/12/2020

It’s so good it hurts... I haven’t felt this since reading my first Robin Hobb...

Wonderful

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Rédigé le : 28/11/2020

I don’t know where to begin... as enthralling as listening to a master storyteller by a campfire...

Mind bending

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Rédigé le : 05/11/2020

Well written and insightful. After reading it, I understood what “big data” is about, what it is not and how to both use and make sense of it. The author do not claim it to be thorough, but it does gives us the keys for comprehension.

Puzzled...

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Rédigé le : 10/10/2020

The story gripped me until the last two hours, when it became uselessly dramatic, therefore predictable.

I prebooked the second instalment White at midpoint... now, I doubt I want to go deeper in the story after such an anticlimactic déjà vu end...

The Book of the Ancestor trilogy (a masterpiece) got me to confide in Mark Lawrence craft as a writer... but now, I am not so sure...

Anyway, this book is worth a buy, if only for the first 16 hours... and the narrator is still so good that it’s painful...

Hidden gem

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Rédigé le : 19/09/2020

Refreshing blurring of the genres of anticipation literature. It’s a tour de force of writing to have both storyline and characters seamlessly blend fantasy, science fiction and modern fantastic in a powerful narrative.

Wonderful

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Rédigé le : 18/09/2020

The book adds a dimension to both movies... by situating them in their environment. Strangely, reading the book after watching the movies makes more sense.

How the search for truth... is seen a conspiratorial...

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Rédigé le : 17/09/2020

This book is not an indictment of Trump and his system. It simply sheds a spotlight on the systems and practices put in place to mass produce populist uprisings in the Western World... and, now, around the world.

Political and governmental institutions in the US and beyond owe the public an explanation about Trump rise to power. The corporate world needs to tell the world why it remained silent, since they don’t seems to apply the same restraint when it comes to denounce “activist” politicians or public figures... And... news organisations must be investigated for their complicity!!...

This is not an angry book or a call to arms, but rather a detailed statement of facts that have long been in the public domain and were strangely actively ignored... with the consequences we know today from Trump election, to the Brexit vote, the deepening of income inequality around the world...

And it is above all a reminder that by constantly vacating our seat at the table... we shouldn’t be surprised to end up as an item on the menu.

Eye opening

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Rédigé le : 05/07/2020

The author gives tools to help understand ourselves better, and others. It’s the perfect starting point to delve into one’s behaviour and analyze the work to be done to become the person one wishes to be.

Important to listen

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Rédigé le : 22/06/2020

Very informative and important text. And a MUST READ!!!

Nevertheless, it’s missing a part of the story. The United States of America have helped many countries (Indonesia, Bolivia, Peru, Venezuela, Israel, Egypt, Hungary, Poland...) into subverting their own democratic systems... as imperfect as those were for many of them... and, many times, it happened before DJT... and then it has been accelerated under him. The Eastern European revolutions against communism must not be considered as panacea...

The intention of the book is laudable, but its blind spots will be exploited to justify both the failings of newly liberated democracies and the arguments pointing at those failings to say “why bother? it was for naught...”

A must read for any man

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Rédigé le : 07/06/2020

The information and resulting education from this book are fundamental introduction to women’s health. As a man, I realized that I knew next to nothing about the relationship between women and healthcare, and the structural and mental barriers that prevent them, let alone us, to decently care for themselves.

And why start with sexual health? Because it is “the concern” men are intimately involved with and have a strong influence on... from the height of our prejudices and egos... Disclaimer: this isn’t the author “battlecry”, just the realization that even with the best of intentions, we preach from a perch of beliefs shaped by ignorance.

By reading this, we won’t become better men, but do something a lot more important: allow the women in our lives to care for themselves in a sane and healthy state of mind...

Please read it.