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Great fun

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-09-18

Really enjoyed this. Weird but not too weird. Going to look at the authors other books.

Angry American roams the UK deriding people

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2 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 31-08-18

Angry American roams the UK deriding people. I laughed a few times. I cringed a lot more.

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Brilliant

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-08-18

Funny, emotional, thought provoking. Enjoyed it immensely. Would highly recommend to anyone with experience of the NHS (which, as the book points out, is pretty much everyone)

A mixed bag...

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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-10-17

So yeah, a seriously mixed bag.

Firstly, the "said" issue that other reviewers mention is definitely a thing, together with a number of other grammatical and phrasing issues. If you are anything like me, you are going to have to constantly suppress a nervous tick while listening to this.

The story goes in a much more existential direction than I expected, but I have to admit I was totally hooked in the middle. I expected the Star Trek like setting to be a lot more relevant than it was, but the book still manages to keep you interested. I found myself thinking about the book in-between reading it, which to me is the sign of a good book. It's an interesting idea for a story and develops reasonably well.

It is worth a listen/read, but do yourself a favour and skip the last "Coda" (or both of them if you are not that bothered). The first is mildly amusing, but the second tries too hard to be sentimental, made worse by the author delivering it in an over the top dramatic style. I wanted to vomit a little bit.

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Fantastic narration

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-04-17

Great book. Fun story and fantastically narrated. Can't wait for the next one. Fifteen words.