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Offline Mastafrank

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #840 on: December 05, 2011, 12:51:26 PM »
That is true :)

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #841 on: December 06, 2011, 05:56:09 PM »
King is fabulous when he gets to the point, but sometimes he just doesn't get there.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #842 on: December 06, 2011, 06:14:45 PM »
The same could be said of Tom Clancy, lots of filler.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #843 on: December 06, 2011, 06:17:41 PM »
Hell, even Dan Brown has his moments.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #844 on: December 06, 2011, 06:26:38 PM »
I'm reading short stories by Lu Xun, essays by Art Buchwald, humor columns by Celia Rivenbark. I recommend all of them very highly, and this experiment in multi-reading is kinda cool. I wouldn't do it with a novel, no way.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #845 on: December 06, 2011, 06:29:04 PM »
Michael, you really need to read more. Why not throw in King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard and the plays ofAnton Chekhov too?
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #846 on: December 06, 2011, 06:35:01 PM »
Michael, you really need to read more. Why not throw in King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard and the plays of Anton Chekhov too?

I'll do that tomorrow, right after War and Peace.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #847 on: December 06, 2011, 06:36:40 PM »
Didn't you read that last month?
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #848 on: December 06, 2011, 06:47:47 PM »
I've read the Lu Xun three times before, so I can do reruns.  But good ole War & Peace remains on my "to do" list.  Maybe he should've used the original title, War -- What Is It Good For?
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #849 on: December 06, 2011, 06:50:20 PM »
Absolutely no-one's read it.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #850 on: December 06, 2011, 07:02:53 PM »
I'm reading Forest Gump, then I intend to read In Cold Blood because I just watched Capote and it made me want to read his book.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #851 on: December 06, 2011, 07:41:29 PM »
Need to take a break from words, I'm reading the Gunslinger girl manga 8)

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #852 on: December 09, 2011, 09:42:32 AM »
I seem to be working backwards.

First, I saw the movie The Help. Now I'm reading the screenplay. Getting to the book will happen some day, perhaps.

Depends on if I can stop from picking up more screenplays. Oh, when I'm waiting for the drawbridge to lower, or sitting in a waiting room, Sling Blade's script is what the Nook has for me.  :)

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #853 on: December 09, 2011, 04:38:08 PM »
The Silk House by Anothony Horowitz

It's pretty good so far.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #854 on: December 23, 2011, 06:46:16 AM »
"The Way of Kings"  by Brandon Sanderson.
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