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Book Reviews - Something Unique

Reviews for February The Fifth, a new book by Derek Haines, continue to be outstanding.

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PRLog (Press Release) - Jan. 24, 2011 - 4.0 out of 5 stars
Something Unique, January 22, 2011
By Vivo

This review is from: February The Fifth (Paperback)

This is the third book I have read by Derek Haines, and clearly he is working on developing a unique style. His ability to convey the depth of this witty and intricate story in a very easy, and unadorned style, makes February the Fifth a most enjoyable read. I recognised this when I read Milo Moon, but in this book I think he has really found his mark.

Endearing you to his characters without long passages of description keeps the story moving at a pace. He seems to have a particular liking for his character Snurd Humped though, as he gets more attention than most characters in descriptive passages.

I don't think it is a sci-fi story at all. The author simply used it as a pretext for telling a wonderful story about Feb, the main character. He used fantasy settings to invent wonderful names for his characters and to convey his very personal views on the world. Sometimes, he even becomes a gastronomic critic of the unreal!

Derek Haines plays with some crazy ideas in his head and lets his vivid imagination go wild.

Very enjoyable!

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Derek Haines is an author of fiction, historical fiction, essays and poetry. Born in Australia, but now living in Switzerland, his stories cross a wide geographical range but often draw from his life and experiences in the two countries he calls home.

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