The Book thread

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Re: The Book thread

Postby Littlemissmetal » Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:07 am

callumascott wrote:
Also just read Azincourt by Benrard Cornwell, which is also good.


That's my next book :)

However, at the moment I have gone back to keeping my inner fantasy-nerd happy and I'm re-reading LOTR :D
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Re: The Book thread

Postby tranmerefan » Fri Jul 24, 2009 10:22 pm

kle110 wrote:
tranmerefan wrote:Started getting into books again, currently on Stephan King's Misery.


I love that book :D Have you seen the film? Book's better though obv.



Nope, not seen any Stephan King films I think. Certainly not horror ones.

Only got a bit left, really enjoyed it so far. Found myself going to bed early so I can read longer. :oops:
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Re: The Book thread

Postby Big D » Mon Aug 03, 2009 5:22 pm

Currently reading: Simon Scarrow- When The Eagle Hunts.
Couple of Romans are sent into hostile British territory to retrieve a captured Roman family. Pretty good.

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Re: The Book thread

Postby Grimslath » Mon Aug 03, 2009 8:24 pm

Currently re-reading Echoes of the Great Song by David Gemmell. Highly recommend ALL of the great man's books.
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Re: The Book thread

Postby Big D » Tue Aug 04, 2009 1:17 pm

Just started : John Ringo -Against the Tide.
Future Miltary-SciFi-Fantasy. With mermaids, orcs, intelligent whales, dragonriders operating from carriers and Legionaries.

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Re: The Book thread

Postby lars_ulrichs_blister » Tue Aug 04, 2009 1:59 pm

Got Tolkien's The Children Of Hurin today (bargain 1.99 in the works :) )
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Re: The Book thread

Postby Big D » Tue Aug 04, 2009 2:48 pm

Arrived today, so been flicking through as I wait for my dinner to cook:

The Driver - Tales from the Glasgow Buses.

Nothing special so far.

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Re: The Book thread

Postby i_am_a_viking » Sun Aug 09, 2009 4:55 pm

I've started on Twilight now.
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Re: The Book thread

Postby Darkweasel » Sun Aug 09, 2009 5:06 pm

Richard Laymon - After Midnight.
Blood, guts, sex, cannibalism, blood, violent sex, blood, sex and gore.
It's not subtle.
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Re: The Book thread

Postby tranmerefan » Sun Aug 09, 2009 6:07 pm

Darkweasel wrote:Richard Laymon - After Midnight.
Blood, guts, sex, cannibalism, blood, violent sex, blood, sex and gore.
It's not subtle.


Are they ever subtle? I think it was The Lake that had a little too much detail in what the two female characters wore to bed for my liking.
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Re: The Book thread

Postby MotorAmarth » Sun Aug 09, 2009 7:24 pm

Im taking "We need to talk about Kevin" to Scotland
Seems like a pretty good book, I just don't like that I HAVE to read it
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Re: The Book thread

Postby Littlemissmetal » Sun Aug 09, 2009 7:25 pm

Lord of Misrule - Autobiography of Christopher Lee.

So far, a very witty book :)
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Re: The Book thread

Postby Twaddlefish » Sun Aug 09, 2009 7:31 pm

You know what the worst part is?


I NEVER LEARNED TO READ! :cry:
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Re: The Book thread

Postby Megadeth502 » Sun Aug 09, 2009 7:39 pm

Twaddlefish wrote:You know what the worst part is?


I NEVER LEARNED TO READ! :cry:


....i feel your pain.....

well never learned to read books anyway :P
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Re: The Book thread

Postby Big D » Sun Aug 09, 2009 7:49 pm

Simon Scarrow- The Eagle's Prophecy

Pair of discraced centurions get stuck with a secret mission with a "succeed or die" clause.

Quite impressed with this series so far.