What Are You Reading? 3

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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby chris.ph » Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:47 pm

another dresden novel
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Bouncy Castle » Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:34 pm

Ooooooooooooooooh! :evil:
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby chris.ph » Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:58 pm

by the way alanz, that is wot i am reading but you can take it as a recommendation if you want, they are quite good :D
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Alanz » Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:36 pm

Isn't Dresden where the Nazi death Camp was?

I've started reading Monstrous Regiment.... :D
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Dotsie » Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:53 pm

Dresden wasn't a death camp, it was destroyed in a firestorm
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:55 pm

It's where the porcelain came from as well.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Alanz » Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:56 pm

So what's the book about then? :D
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:03 pm

The guy in the book is named Harry Dresden - he's a wizard for hire. :D
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby chris.ph » Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:16 pm

wizard pi with a vamp girlfriend :D
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:14 pm

Apparently the UK version is the Benedict Jacka books situated in Camden, London, I have the 1st two but not read them yet I have a few to get through first. :mrgreen:
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Sister Jennifer » Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:56 pm

Alanz wrote:I've started reading Monstrous Regiment.... :D



That's one of my very favourites, I hope you enjoy it.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Sister Jennifer » Wed Feb 06, 2013 12:05 am

The Mad Collector wrote:Going through a Jeeves and Wooster marathon at the moment. The three volumes of short stories folowed by the 11 novels. Up to novel 4 (The Mating Season) so far. :D



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I have recently purchased a few Blandings Castle novels which I'm bursting to read.

Onya Mad, it's always a pleasure to know someone who reads Wodehouse. I hope you enjoy every single word of them.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Bouncy Castle » Wed Feb 06, 2013 9:38 am

Blandings has been made into a series, and is currently showing on BBC1 early on Sunday evenings.

Saw the first one, and haven't seen any of the others! Great cast, but it didn't tickle my tickley bits at all.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby raisindot » Wed Feb 06, 2013 1:41 pm

Sister, I think I've ready everything Plum ever wrote, including many of less-then-steller early novels and short stories.

His characters and stories had as much as depth as tin foil, he used the same four plots over and over, and his characters never left their artificial bubble of the 1920s. Yet, other than Pterry perhaps, there's no other writer, English or otherwise, who could consistently raise the most cliched and dog-eared plot point into euphoria with one of his crystalline perfect phrases or lines of dialogue.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Alanz » Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:00 pm

That's one of my very favourites, I hope you enjoy it.[/quote]

Yes it's a good story line, actually i've nearly finished it. It doesn't take me long usually especially when i'm on Nights :D
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