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Offline Vienna

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #645 on: June 01, 2011, 06:39:44 AM »
Just finished "La Chute" - Albert Camus again. What next....................?
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #646 on: June 01, 2011, 08:35:41 PM »
Currently reading graphic novels... then it's on to Tales of The Dying Earth by Jack Vance.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #647 on: June 02, 2011, 03:23:55 AM »
"Travel Writing" (2nd edition)
 by L. Peat O.Neal
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #648 on: June 02, 2011, 04:18:52 AM »
Marley & Me by John Grogan. I waited a few years for the hype to die down.  :)
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #649 on: June 02, 2011, 04:56:18 AM »
I have just finished the Shadow of the Wind[/ thatollie. a good read, the sort of book you can only put it down at the next chapter.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #650 on: June 02, 2011, 05:05:28 AM »
There was a lovely time when I read about 20 Discworld novels in a row.  Many years later, I was at a second-hand book store in Hanoi and found a couple that Sir Terry wrote after my marathon, including THUD!  Another waits on my bookshelf.  UNSEEN ACADEMICALS.  I'm pretending to be patient and reading other stuff.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #651 on: June 02, 2011, 05:17:06 AM »
M, Edits, you will enjoy that one, shall I tell you the ending? Ha ::) Ha  ;D Ha ;) My children started reading T.Ps books before me, they had everything associated with his writing, once you start getting into them they become addictive. 
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #652 on: June 02, 2011, 05:47:48 AM »
I'm still looking for my cow
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #653 on: June 02, 2011, 01:21:20 PM »
Neil Gaiman's American Gods.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #654 on: June 06, 2011, 02:27:41 PM »

Mr Shivers by Robert Jackson Bennett

A first novel published in the past year. This one's also nominated for a Bram Stoker Award.

Quite good thus far.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #655 on: June 07, 2011, 03:21:25 AM »
reading "Eichmann vor Jerusalem"

a chilling picture of a man and the idealogy that he totally believed in.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #656 on: June 07, 2011, 04:31:18 AM »
I just finished The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver, which is excellent, and it'll probably be a few days before I can enjoy something else.  Unread books wait upon my shelf.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #657 on: June 07, 2011, 04:46:41 AM »
"How To think Like Leonardo da Vinci " by Micheal J.Gelb.

This one was picked up in a second hand store, I wonder what Leonardo would think about that. I don't know yet what he was thinking when he painted the Mona Lisa !
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #658 on: June 07, 2011, 07:49:01 PM »
"How To think Like Leonardo da Vinci " by Micheal J.Gelb.

This one was picked up in a second hand store, I wonder what Leonardo would think about that. I don't know yet what he was thinking when he painted the Mona Lisa !

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #659 on: June 07, 2011, 08:20:03 PM »
I'm still looking for my cow

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