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Offline thatollie

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #30 on: February 18, 2008, 08:42:13 PM »
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Thatollie, is this your first time reading Misery? If it is, I'm jealous, I'd just love to approach that book for the first time again. Hope you enjoy it!
It is my first time reading it, unfortunately I'm not enjoying it, nothing has really happened so far [I'm 80 pages in, one reading and left it to read something else, same thing happened with the Le Carre book.]

EDIT: I'm enjoying a book I picked up today, "Written lives" by Javier Marias.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #31 on: February 19, 2008, 01:44:29 PM »
I'm reading The Naming by Alison Croggan. I'm only on the first page, but i've been having a hectic past couple days.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #32 on: February 19, 2008, 03:33:36 PM »

Michael Crichton - Timeline
John Twelve Hawks - The Traveller

Timeline passed through our house a few months back.  An interesting and enjoyable book.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #33 on: February 19, 2008, 07:12:24 PM »
Wyrd Sisters by Terry Pratchett

Also, somewhat against my will, Eldest by Christopher Paolini

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #34 on: February 20, 2008, 05:31:00 AM »
Plea of Insanity by Jilliane Hoffman

I read her first two books which were really quite good but I'm finding it hard to get into this one. It's a steady read as opposed to a read-in-one-sitting like Broken Angels by Richard Montanari which I finished just before. His Kevin Byrne series is fantastic.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #35 on: February 20, 2008, 07:01:52 AM »
Unfortunately with night feeds draining my brain the most I can manage at the moment is girly books, Carole Matthews being a favourite. At least I can pick them up and just read a few pages before I give in to the land of zeds. (zzzzz)

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #36 on: February 20, 2008, 08:39:52 AM »
Just started A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini. After I am done with that I am reading The Chase by Clive Cussler.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #37 on: February 20, 2008, 08:41:13 AM »
I am reading anything about Heard Island, if anyone nows a web site I haven't found or suggestions on a book please let me know. And reading anything about Dinosaurs this pertains to my first book. I'm almost done.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #38 on: February 20, 2008, 11:47:21 AM »
Over the past week Ive been 'trying' to read James Joyce's 'Ulysses' but I just couldn't get into it ( read about 20 pages)....anyone else succeeded with this one..and (as my dear old Irish friend Tony would say) 'Whats it all about?' :D
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #39 on: February 21, 2008, 11:24:10 AM »
Regarding 'Ulysses', the American humourist James Thurber became blind later in life, and arranged to have someone read 'Ulysses' to him.  Apparently the woman became so fed up she threw the book across the room!   ;D

So no, I've never tried reading it - and don't intend to!   :D
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #40 on: February 21, 2008, 01:07:57 PM »
Regarding 'Ulysses', the American humourist James Thurber became blind later in life, and arranged to have someone read 'Ulysses' to him.  Apparently the woman became so fed up she threw the book across the room!   ;D

So no, I've never tried reading it - and don't intend to!   :D

 ;D ;D That made me laugh out loud Mouselady ! and Im glad someone was in agreement with me ;)
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #41 on: February 21, 2008, 01:16:17 PM »
'The Grapes of Wrath'?
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #42 on: February 21, 2008, 02:00:18 PM »
"What am I reading? You tell me...

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Dunno...Grapes of Wrath (which I've never read as I can get depressed all by myself   :-[ )?
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #43 on: February 21, 2008, 02:04:10 PM »
Just finished Labyrinth by Kate Mosse. I quite liked it.
Though I've resigned myself to reading my own rebellious work for now.

Today has been hell. :(

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #44 on: February 21, 2008, 03:44:24 PM »
hehe "of mice and men" is it?

School coursework looming back from the depths of my mind.

And if anyone wants to know I'm feeling a good deal better about today now. Ahh the therapy of gossiping with the gals.