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Sat Mar 31, 2012 8:10 pm Post

I finished "Nordic Gods and Heros" by Padraig Colum a couple of weeks ago.

Now I'm reading "World War Z" by Max Brooks.
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Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:29 am Post

Started reading Dr Jekyl and Mr Hyde again...I have tried reading it couple of times before but had lost interest after initial few pages. But people keep raving about it so here I am trying to read this classic again.

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Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:13 pm Post

Just about to start rereading The Unfortunate Fursey, Mervyn Wall's comedy classic about an early mediaeval Irish monk haunted by demons, which has just been issued on Kindle. Very funny when I read it before.

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Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:53 pm Post

I'm reading a lot of Star Wars novels lately. Currently reading Star Wars: Rogue Planet

They are all pretty good novels, even if you aren't that big into Star Wars.

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Sparrowhawk
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Tue May 29, 2018 5:01 pm Post

Been on a Mark Twain kick lately. Currently reading A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court; before that, I just finished The Prince and the Pauper. Right before that, I bought and read my first indie novel, The Boy in the Window by Ditter Kellen.

This might be the only time I've read 3 American novels in a row since my college/university days. I find British literature much more enjoyable overall. More wit, less despairing. Not necessarily less cynical, but American literature, even (read: especially) the classics, seem to love ending with a cry of "woe is me, the world is hopeless". British literature, even when cynical, tends have a message of "shrug and just keep moving - and laugh at it if you can."
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OrangeJC
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Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:56 am Post

Hi everyone! Newbie here :D
I've finished The First Law trilogy by Joe Abercrombie recently. Yes, I'm a big fan of fantasy :D
The trilogy I mentioned is just gorgeous. I liked the second part most of all (it's called Before They Are Hanged). Strongly recommend to those who love dark fantasy as I do

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Tanith
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Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:51 am Post

OrangeJC wrote:Hi everyone! Newbie here :D
I've finished The First Law trilogy by Joe Abercrombie recently. Yes, I'm a big fan of fantasy :D
The trilogy I mentioned is just gorgeous. I liked the second part most of all (it's called Before They Are Hanged). Strongly recommend to those who love dark fantasy as I do


Welcome! :D

At the moment I'm in a "pulpy" mood, so I'm re-reading The Right Hand of Doom, a collection of "Solomon Kane" stories by Robert E. Howard. After that I'm probably going to re-read Stephen King's Misery because I want to read about writing and that's the best fictional example I can think of offhand.

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Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:12 am Post

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Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:19 am Post

Currently reading Psychology in Your Life. My psychiatrist friend recommended it.

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Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:34 am Post

I'm currently reading His Bloody Project: Documents relating to the case of Roderick Macrae, by Graeme Macrae Burnet. It's very good, so far.
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NsKu
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Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:15 pm Post

This is little bit weird but I have been leafing thru Oscar Wilde; 100 quotes by Oscar Wilde :D

Otherwise Im between waiting and reading. Waiting for new books from writers I like to read and reading their older works. Whats taking them so long!?? :roll:

My next book probably is Samuel Pepys Diary . Oh, and hes dead, so hes not included those writers whom Im waiting new releases :D just to be clear :wink:
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Fri Oct 26, 2018 9:06 am Post

Imajica, by Clive Barker and The Dreaming Void by Peter F. Hamilton
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