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Postby meerkat » Sun Jul 17, 2011 8:32 am

:lol: :lol:
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Postby Tonyblack » Sun Jul 17, 2011 10:14 am

I took a copy of Unadulterated Cat to Sharlene in Tucson. She loved it, but was annoyed to discover that the book wasn't available in the US. She contacted her friend at Harper Collins about it, but it never came to anything.

I'm sure Americans would love the book too. :D

If you enjoyed Unadulterated Cat, you might want to see if you can find a copy (out of print now) of The Silent Miaow by Paul Gallico - it's a delightfully funny book and, like Unadulterated Cat, very true. Any cat owner will recognise this one. :lol:
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Postby meerkat » Sun Jul 17, 2011 10:18 am

The Unadulterated cat is the nearest I will get to own one!
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Postby Penfold » Sun Jul 17, 2011 10:28 am

The Unadulterated Cat is a masterpiece of humorous writing and so true on every level of cat ownership. :lol: It's also a book that no-one has returned after I lent it out (Gone through six or seven copies now to non Pratchett fans). :shock:
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Postby Tonyblack » Sun Jul 17, 2011 10:32 am

Penfold wrote:The Unadulterated Cat is a masterpiece of humorous writing and so true on every level of cat ownership. :lol: It's also a book that no-one has returned after I lent it out (Gone through six or seven copies now to non Pratchett fans). :shock:
Cat burglars? :lol:
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Postby chris.ph » Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:38 am

urban fantasy book called crimson by jordan summers, its the third one in a series
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Postby BatrickPatrick » Sun Jul 17, 2011 12:25 pm

Portrait of Dorian Grey - Oscar Wilde
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Postby Quatermass » Sun Jul 17, 2011 12:34 pm

BatrickPatrick wrote:Portrait of Dorian Grey - Oscar Wilde


Read it. I was surprised at how easily the words came off the page. Most books that I read that were written before 1950 have rather stiff language that doesn't roll off the page easily. Good story, too. Gave it 9/10, I believe. :)

BTW, it's Dorian Gray. Sorry.
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Postby Selkie » Sun Jul 17, 2011 12:35 pm

A Dying Light in Corduba. I'm on a Falco jag at the moment and rereading all 20 of them in order - so only another 12 to go. (And hoping I still have them all on my shelves and they haven't wandered off to my sisters.)
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Postby Tonyblack » Sun Jul 17, 2011 12:47 pm

Selkie wrote:A Dying Light in Corduba. I'm on a Falco jag at the moment and rereading all 20 of them in order - so only another 12 to go. (And hoping I still have them all on my shelves and they haven't wandered off to my sisters.)
Selkie, did you ever see the interview with Lindsey Davis that Poisoned Pen Publishers did? :D

Really well worth a look, as are many of their other interviews. :D The Bernard Cornwell one is particularly good. :wink:
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Postby Selkie » Sun Jul 17, 2011 1:38 pm

No, Tony, I haven't. And I'm not seeing it now either since my crappy internet is on a crappy go slow and won't load the page. :evil: I shall save it for later though :)
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Postby Selkie » Sun Jul 17, 2011 1:42 pm

With some url tinkering I have finally got there :D Thanks for the link!
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Postby Tonyblack » Sun Jul 17, 2011 2:25 pm

Selkie wrote:With some url tinkering I have finally got there :D Thanks for the link!
You are welcome! :D The Kathy Reichs one is very good as well.
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Postby AgnesOgg » Sun Jul 17, 2011 5:40 pm

I once sent an e-mail to lindsey davis telling her how much I enjoyed her books, and got a very sweet reply :D I shall have a look at the interview Tony linked to :) she seems to be an entertaining and intelligent person :)
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Postby CrysaniaMajere » Thu Jul 21, 2011 4:08 pm

Io sono Dio by Giorgio Faletti. I think it was also translated in english as " I am God", which always surprises me. I like it so far, which surprises me as well ^_^
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