The Best - and the rest - of 2017 so far!

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Inside A Dog. Herewith Our Book Rating Scale.

Ten

As Dr Seuss once said ‘Why fit in when you were born to stand out?!’

Nine

Passing The Thomas Helm Test – ‘So Good You Dread To Begin The Last Chapter!’

Eight

A Book Which….’Leaves You Slightly Exhausted At The End – You Live Several Lives While Reading It!’ William Styron

Seven

‘I Am NOT A Man! I Am CANTONA!”……Yes I know it makes absolutely no sense in a book rating system but there is only one number seven!

Six

The Will Smith Of The Book World….’Not Particularly Talented, Just Slightly Above Average In Talent!’

Five

Mel C Of The Spice Girls Once Said ‘This Is Me. Take It Or Leave It!’ – Personally with Mel I’d have left it! This book is the same!

Four

A Swedish Proverb says ‘In A Good Book The Best Is Between The Lines!’…..In This Book There Was Nothing On OR Between The Lines!

Three

The Modern Equivalent Of What Lord Byron Once Called ‘Johnny Keats Piss-A-Bed Poetry!’

Two

‘A Good Novel Tells Is About Its Hero: A Bad Novel Tells Us About Its Author’ – Think GK Chesterton Might Have Had This Book In Mind!

One

As Truman Capote said of Jack Kerouac…’This Isn’t Writing…..It’s Just Typing!’

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