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John Hodgson

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Absolutely Riveting

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Reviewed: 08-08-19

Riveting, concise and infuriating. This will make you question the very foundations our financial and democratic systems are built on.
It's also brilliantly read by Simon Sheppard

A tough one

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3 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 12-10-18

Some things to bare in mind before buying this book

1. You will need a character list to avoid losing track
2. You will need a pretty good understanding of spoken French, as a lot of the main character's dialogue is in French. there's a couple of chapters towards the end that are almost completely in French

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Pretty underwhelming

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Reviewed: 30-07-18

The story starts well, but loses steam after the first book. The love story seems extremely unplausible. The ending feels rushed, and a lot of the main subplots in the early part of the book never are concluded or explained.

Not one for the layman

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Reviewed: 28-05-18

I rather foolishly thought this would be a good introduction to philosophy, however you definitely need to have a general understanding of the jargon of philosophy for it to be of any benefit.
It does flow very well though and is extremely well written, but I suppose that's the least you should expect from someone like Russell.

A must read

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Reviewed: 06-04-18

Everyone, Muslim or non-Muslim needs to read this. it may change how you view Islam and the middle east forever

A labour of love

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Reviewed: 21-03-18

This is a tough listen to be honest. it's full of lots of great insights and ideas, but it's overly long and verbose at times. It would also help if you're already quite well versed in the study of the mind because (as I found out) it's not one for the layman

Clear, insightful and informative

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Reviewed: 14-02-18

This might be one of the most entertaining audio books I've listened to. The history it covers definitely makes the present clearer

I couldn't stop listening

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Reviewed: 11-12-17

This is like a business version of 'Sapiens' and 'Homo deus'. A must read for anyone.

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The historical examples are fantastic

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Reviewed: 02-12-17

I'm not sure if this will help me improve my daily interactions, but I found the historical examples fascinating. To me, history at it's best is meant to give greater understanding of the present, and this book definitely does that

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A must read for anyone

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Reviewed: 31-10-17

Clear, well sourced assessment of 20th century US, British, and Israeli foreign policy. You'll never view the media narrative the same way again

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