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by getyourenglishon
Tue Jul 15, 2008 3:01 am
Forum: Reviews & Recommendations
Topic: The time travellers wife.
Replies: 20
Views: 4548

Re: The time travellers wife.

People smell different than the accoutrements of their lives. Decaying meat stinks (I hear -- I've been a vegetarian for 20 years, so I haven't gotten close enough to meat in a while to rekindle the memory). The breath of someone with tooth decay or ill stomach stinks. Feces and urine stink. If one ...
by getyourenglishon
Sun Jul 06, 2008 2:24 am
Forum: Reviews & Recommendations
Topic: The time travellers wife.
Replies: 20
Views: 4548

Re: The time travellers wife.

Thank you, greenmorpher -- I will mention to Carole. I read To Say Nothing of the Dog and loveloveloved it! I blogged about it at http://book-lovers-get-your-english-on.blogspot.com/2008/06/to-say-nothing-of-dog-review-by-chris.html . She is writing another time travel novel due out soon -- I can't ...
by getyourenglishon
Thu Mar 13, 2008 3:10 am
Forum: Reviews & Recommendations
Topic: The time travellers wife.
Replies: 20
Views: 4548

Re: Time Travel books

John Dodds, I LOVED Doomsday Book AND I blogged about it on http://www.getyourenglishon.net .

Mange, I will check out The Anubis Gates. Thanks!

Has anyone read 1642? It looks like a rip-roaring bit of fun.
by getyourenglishon
Fri Jan 25, 2008 2:54 am
Forum: Reviews & Recommendations
Topic: The time travellers wife.
Replies: 20
Views: 4548

Re: Time Travel books

John (and others!), thank you. I have read The Time Machine multiple times. I picked up The Doomsday Book , and if I like Ms. Willis, I'll try the others. I had a time trying to get into Three Men in a Boat , but I'm glad to give a "retelling" a try with the right author. I've also picked ...
by getyourenglishon
Fri Jan 25, 2008 2:44 am
Forum: Reviews & Recommendations
Topic: Sci-Fi & Fantasy Recommendations...?
Replies: 54
Views: 8776

SF and Fantasy recommendations

I also recommend A Cantacle for Leibowitz, and I have to keep replacing my copy when they wind up in someone else's library. Neil Gaiman is a great author whose writings I recently discovered (Anansi Boys, and Stardust have been reviewed by me on book-lovers-get-your-english-on.blogspot.com -- and I...
by getyourenglishon
Sat Jan 05, 2008 5:07 am
Forum: Reviews & Recommendations
Topic: The time travellers wife.
Replies: 20
Views: 4548

Time Traveler's Wife review

The movie will star Eric Bana as Henry and Rachel McAdams as Clare. It is scheduled to be released this year. My friend Carole recently reviewed The Time Traveler's Wife at http://book-lovers-get-your-english-on.blogspot.com/2007/12/time-travelers-wife-review-by-carole.html -- and she found some ver...