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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #420 on: November 07, 2010, 06:52:52 PM »
I know, I'm 200 pages in. And it's the second one so I know doubly well.

I've read all the Song of Ice and Fire series so far:

~A Game of Thrones (1996)
~A Clash of Kings (1998)
~A Storm of Swords (2000)
~A Feast for Crows (2005)

...and I'm looking forward to the new ones that are supposed to be coming:

~ A Dance with Dragons
~ The Winds of Winter  
~ A Dream of Spring  
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #421 on: November 07, 2010, 08:15:10 PM »
He's supposed to be really close to finishing Dance, people are getting so antsy waiting for it though.

BTW, you have great taste in books, aren't you also a fan of China Mieville?
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #422 on: November 08, 2010, 01:37:22 AM »
He's supposed to be really close to finishing Dance, people are getting so antsy waiting for it though.

BTW, you have great taste in books, aren't you also a fan of China Mieville?

I have what I'd describe as an eclectic reading taste ... things from historical fiction, to fantasy/sci-fi, to literary classics, to poetry, to Beowulf.  I've heard good things about Mieville's "Iron Council" - but I have to admit I've never read it (yet).
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #423 on: November 08, 2010, 04:20:06 AM »
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #424 on: November 08, 2010, 08:38:24 AM »
I remember talking to someone about Mieville, ah it was Alienauthor. and I think the Mieville fan is me.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #425 on: November 09, 2010, 10:44:36 PM »
Jane Eyre

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #426 on: November 17, 2010, 08:41:49 AM »
Jane Eyre

coming from Bronte Country I have had the Brontes all my life from before school days and at school, bugger me I even went to Bronte Middle School. But I like reading them so "nice choice"
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #427 on: November 17, 2010, 08:42:38 AM »
Meister der Dämmerung, Peter Handke, Eine Biographie - Malte Herwig

Got this "free" from a nice publishers rep here in Vienna, been looking forward to this being published.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #428 on: November 17, 2010, 08:46:58 AM »
Yesterday I finished The Good Fall by Ha Jin.  Of course it's excellent.  It's Ha Jin.

Today I finished A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore.  Of course it's excellent.  It's Christopher Moore.

Today I've also started Too Much Happiness by Alice Munro.  Of course it's excellent.  It's Alice Munro.

I have one unread Ha Jin on the bookshelf, which will of course be excellent, and after that I suppose it's off to the bookstore again.  Life is good.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #429 on: November 17, 2010, 10:10:25 AM »
I'm currently reading the Millenium series, after being impressed by the film The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (the original Swedish one, not the new US one!)

I'm now on the 3rd book, The Girl who Kicked the Hornets Nest - not so fast-paced as the other 2 so far, but then I'm only 1/3 through, and they take a while to get going. Worth the effort though!

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #430 on: November 17, 2010, 10:40:11 AM »
I'm about 6 pages into  "Towers of Midnight"
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #431 on: November 17, 2010, 12:50:44 PM »
The Burning Land
Historical English novel (900 A.D.)

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #432 on: November 18, 2010, 01:59:26 PM »
I've read all the Song of Ice and Fire series so far:

Amazing books! Probably some of my favourites.

I currently have three books on the go:
Millenium - Tom Holland (research for the new novel)
Fellowship of the Ring (because sometimes you just need to)
Maskerage - Terry Pratchett (just because)
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #433 on: November 18, 2010, 05:38:45 PM »
I couldn't get to sleep last night so I read The Prince of Mists by Carlos Ruiz Zafon. It's one of his pre-Shadow children's novels... Of course it's good, it's Zafon.

Now I'm spoilt for choice between Abercromie, Mieville, Moorcock and G.G. Marquez

I'm about 6 pages into  "Towers of Midnight"
Figures you'd be a WoT fan, I've heard some positive stuff and mountains of negative stuff. And besides I asked my book dealer about it earlier but he hasn't read it so dish... what's the deal with Wheel of Time?
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #434 on: November 18, 2010, 10:37:15 PM »
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