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The Lonely Sea: Collected Short Stories
Alistair MacLean
Her Benny
Silas K. Hocking
Vedere din Parfumerie
Silvia Kerim
Mysticism and Logic (Western Philosophy)
Bertrand Russell
The Analects of Confucious
Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking
William James
Does Anything Eat Wasps?: And 101 Other Unsettling, Witty Answers to Questions You Never Thought You Wanted to Ask
New Scientists Books Staff, New Scientist
Mutual Aid
Pyotr Kropotkin
City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi
Olivia Fraser, William Dalrymple
The Brothers Karamazov
Fyodor Dostoyevsky


Mort - Terry Pratchett It seems to me that I have started reading Pratchett out of order. The first one I read, which left me impressed but wanting more, seems to have been later than this. This one appears to be the book which let Pratchett quit his day job, and by many standards probably contains more interesting twists than I give it credit for, but without the leisure of fulltime writing, he seems to have written something slightly less thick with gimmicks and humanity.

This one got noticeably better towards the end, but it was nothing but duty which made me keep going. Not sure who to ask about something richer, without pure gimmick from Pratchett.