It is like someone found a beautiful and ancient persian rug, and, feeling that it wasn't quite enough on its own, decided to paint racing stripes on it. Narration - great. Quality - terrific Poems - wonderful (of coarse). All spoiled by that obnoxious music playing in the background. Seriously, who in their right minds, takes a lyrical art, an art that is demanding enough on the listener, and says lets put some loud complex violin music in the background!
This is a history book. And though more entertaining than a typical history book, it is still a history book. That being said, it should be on every humanists digital bookcase. While Dawkins and Hitchens have provided you a reason to question your faith, Doubt: Gives you the history of brilliant people who have sought the answers before you. I find myself reliably returning to this book, and most certainly will for a long time.
Buddhism in a Christian Candy shell.
If you've read/listened to any eastern philosophy books then there will not be a lot of different material here. For the mainliners who have not, this book is a good start into a new philosophy.
This trilogy is exceptional. A finely woven tale about a girl, and perhaps humanity itself, growing up. The characters are complex but well defined and the story is refreshingly different. Witches,clergy, Polar bears, & harpies all make appearances and all are presented with depth. An excellent & well crafted story.
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