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Reviews

I've collected some of the book, film and music reviews I did for a website called Footle over the past two or three years and put them all on my own site. Chiefly because I don't trust the guy with the Footle site to keep paying the server bills and I didn't want to lose it all entirely.

I haven't put up everything yet, because I'm having to hand convert everything to HTML, which takes time. Especially for a computer-illiterate fool like myself.

And yes, I know there are some glaring factual errors in some of the reviews, and still others aren't exactly informative. Such is the way. The editorial quality control on this stuff didn't even usually extend to a quick proof read, and I wrote some of these reviews in a less than perfect state of sobriety.

All the same, if you want to tell me I'm a fool, you can email me at patrick@footle.com (look, they gave me an email address....).

Book Reviews



Notes from a Small Island - Bill Bryson Bill Bryson travels the length of the UK and discovers its all much the same
The Crow Road - Iain Banks It was the day my Grandmother exploded
253 - Geoff Ryman Passengerspotting
The Crying of Lot 49 - Thomas Pynchon Forget what you've heard about Pynchon....this one is readable
Time for Bed - David Baddeil A surprisingly surefooted debut
Miss Wyoming - Douglas Coupland More Modern Americana from Coupland


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