Isaac Newton by James Gleick

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE – Isaac Newton is a complete and very readable portrait of the life and achievement of this brilliant scientist who changed the course of scientific thinking forever. [More] …

Cryptic Crossword No 210 by Chalicea

No 210

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE – 1 Become old-fashioned (4) [More] …

A History of Britain by Simon Schama

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE – This is totally engrossing and very readable history. [More] …

Crossword No 209 by Chalicea

No 209

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE – Member of a West African people living chiefly in southwestern Nigeria [More] …

Chagrin d’école by Daniel Pennac

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE – If you have a child attempting desperately to cope with the French system of education and the horrors of French grammatical terminology, this is the book for you. [More] …

Cryptic crossword No 208 by Chalicea

Creative

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE – The across clues are of a kind and have only word play. Down clues are normal. [More] …

Michael Palin Himalaya

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE – …Dalai Lama and a subsequent meeting with him ‘surely the most approachable of all world leaders’ [More] …

Crossword No 207 by Chalicea

No 207

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE – All across solutions are of a kind and have no definition parts, only word play. Down clues are a mixture of cryptic and general knowledge types. [More …

Rasputin A Short Life by Frances Welch

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE – From Frances Welch’s account it is clear that Rasputin had uncanny ability to predict what was going to happen and certainly executed surprising cures, but the sceptic has to question how much was due to the superstition and faith of the people who believed in him [More] …

Cryptic Crossword No 206 by Chalicea

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE – 1 Revolutionary is wrestling with Oz at home in France (4,3)

5 Shaped English sack for baked foods (5) [More] …