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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #465 on: February 08, 2011, 10:54:49 PM »
FORENSIC NURSE by Serita Stevens.  Yep, it's on the bookshelves of Hanoi.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #466 on: February 09, 2011, 12:43:15 PM »
Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. For me itís like the curateís egg ó good in parts. Far too many names, and Larsson switches from first to last name and back, which makes it even more confusing.

Itís put me off reading any more of his books, Iím afraid.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #467 on: February 09, 2011, 01:07:41 PM »
Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. For me itís like the curateís egg ó good in parts. Far too many names, and Larsson switches from first to last name and back, which makes it even more confusing.

Itís put me off reading any more of his books, Iím afraid.

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At least he's not quite as bad as Russian writers with the variety of names they have for individual characters. ;D ;D ;D

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #468 on: February 09, 2011, 03:49:15 PM »
Crossing to Safety - Wallace Stegner (It is a treasure)

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #469 on: February 09, 2011, 11:49:56 PM »
I'm reading Eat, Pray, Love

and I'm loving it !!!

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #470 on: February 10, 2011, 09:37:43 AM »
Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

Been recommended his stuff for years by fellow fantasy fans but never bothered until now. It's a bit dry and stuffy in places but I'm enjoying it nonetheless.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #471 on: February 19, 2011, 05:53:51 PM »
Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

Been recommended his stuff for years by fellow fantasy fans but never bothered until now. It's a bit dry and stuffy in places but I'm enjoying it nonetheless.

Yeah, he has his good and bad points (who doesn't) but the scope of what he's doing is pretty damn impressive. A Clash of Kings is (IMHO) better than A Game of Thrones, the series really picks up.

Oh, I'm reading The Tiger in The Well by Philip Pullman.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #472 on: February 19, 2011, 06:07:48 PM »
Rascals of the Red Barren Bar.  :)

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #473 on: February 19, 2011, 08:21:40 PM »
Rascals of the Red Barren Bar.  :)

Good read Nel; I highly recommend it.

Currently I'm reading;

Land of the Breed by Louis L'Amour

It's not a Western despite the fact there is an American that is the MC. It does have a number of Russian names which I have trouble with. Thankfully I'm not reading it aloud or I would be having even more trouble.

The story more than makes it worth dealing with the names so far. I'm about a third of the way trough it and only put it down last night because the words were beginning to blur.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #474 on: February 19, 2011, 10:48:09 PM »
Paperweight by Stephen Fry
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #475 on: February 20, 2011, 04:16:45 AM »
I am reading "Last Chance to See"  Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine.  Great book - old book yes, but great book.  Mark and Douglas go in search of endangered species.  Then in 2009 Stephen Fry did it on the BBC with Mark C.  A 'Must' read.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #476 on: February 20, 2011, 04:21:24 AM »
I love LAST CHANCE TO SEE. I might need to read it again.  :)
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #477 on: February 20, 2011, 05:50:32 AM »
The newspaper.
I got tired of reading everything on the 'net, so went out bought a paper and sat in an armchair with a hot cup of tea and some music on.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #478 on: February 20, 2011, 09:06:34 AM »
The Seat of the Soul
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #479 on: February 20, 2011, 09:47:41 AM »
Just finished these three:

~ a re-read of "The Road" by Jack London;

~ "2184"  by Martin Parish  (interesting read);

~ a re-read of "In the Days of the Comet" by H.G. Wells
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