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I used this book in graduate school and as many commented it is comprehensive but lacking. I have opened many other books in the process of using this book, and I found it difficult to develop a healthy intuition by using it. For a student this book requires Ashcroft & Mermin, and Kittel for those new to condensed matter (both of which are fantastic and help develop solid state reasoning). Once you have completed your studies, this book serves as a nice reference, yet I do not consider it a stand alone book (as I do A&M). I think that with a little more work and perhaps a split into two volumes, Marder can create a leading text book.
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