Reviews by James

The Worm Ouroboros

by E.R. Eddison

Forty years since I first tried to read this book. I had a really bad time fitting my too-young mind around a story filled with lengthy over coloured paragraphs with far too many thee's and thou's. Yeuch, just more Shakespeare.

Picked it up for my new kindle only because I wanted to see how the download would work. Purely chance.

Read it in three days and really allowed the book to take over my mind. When I found that I was truly out raged when Corinius was preparing for his wedding night with the Lady Mevrian. I had to sit back and ask "Why do I care about these characters?"

My how my tastes have changed.

Reviewed on 2011.04.24

The Communist Manifesto

by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

Wow that was a terrific review of the book QED!

Reviewed on 2010.10.11

The Communist Manifesto

by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

people need to remember that this is not a book about an idea that will lead to a select few having absolute control. it is merely a book about a groups utopia. personally, a class less society would be perfect. that way we will no longer be in things such as recession or even depressions. capitalists are just greedy. great book. must read. also, lenin, stalin, etc. are not marxists. they taught their own form of marxism or communism.

Reviewed on 2010.03.02

The Art of Money Getting

by P.T. Barnum

This has all of the very same advice that today's personal finance books have, but you can see how it was implemented in the 19th century. It also contains some very interesting advice on guiding children in their education and choice of a career that I think is still valid today. If you like personal finance books, but are also curious to know history at street level, this will be a terrific book for you.

And it will really change your opinion of Mr. Barnum himself.

Reviewed on 2009.09.04

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