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Postby BatrickPatrick » Tue Jul 05, 2011 8:29 pm

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BatrickPatrick wrote:Just snagged Water for Elephants from my mum. Not seen the film, never been keen on Robert Pattinson...
Sharlene read that and thought it was excellent! :D


It's been good so far. :) I wasn't sure about it from the movie trailer, but judging books by their films is never a good idea...
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Postby LilMaibe » Fri Jul 08, 2011 11:59 pm

Might go and get 'The 13½ Lives of Captain Bluebear' or 'The City of Dreaming Books'.
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Postby Antiq » Wed Jul 27, 2011 12:08 am

Lords and Ladies and Moving Pictures :D Haven't read them yet.
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed Jul 27, 2011 1:14 am

Out of the two I prefer MP. :)
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Postby The Mad Collector » Wed Jul 27, 2011 6:36 am

and I prefer Lords and Ladies, :) a good pair of books to have on our list there Antiq
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Postby poohcarrot » Wed Jul 27, 2011 6:40 am

L&L for me too. :D
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Jul 27, 2011 7:36 am

poohcarrot wrote:L&L for me too. :D
Me too! MP was good the first time I read it. It was fun looking for the movie references - and we also have the first appearances of Ridcully and Gaspode - but there's not too much depth to it. It's a shame Terry didn't do more with the 'celebrity' thing. :?
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Postby meerkat » Wed Jul 27, 2011 7:39 am

I have read all the books I have. I am thinking of re-reading my 1920s book on the Viking Gods. Bit dated but lovely b/w plates.
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Postby pip » Wed Jul 27, 2011 8:11 am

Actually i find the better Mythology books are those from around the late 19th and early 20th century. :D
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Postby Antiq » Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:17 pm

The Mad Collector wrote:and I prefer Lords and Ladies, :) a good pair of books to have on our list there Antiq

I'm dying to read both :D
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Postby pip » Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:18 pm

I like both as well. hard choice. :D
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Re: wots on your to read pile

Postby WannabeAngua » Fri Jul 29, 2011 8:54 am

chris.ph wrote:now i have quite a few on my to read pile

pride,predjudice and zombies
a couple of robert rankins
quite a few urban fantasy books

there are about a dozen in all,as always im being nosey and want to find out wots on your piles :lol: :wink: :?: :?: :?: :?: :?: :?:


Pride, predjudice and zombies is on my "need to finish" list. Can't seem to get past page 36, think it's because I've found out that I much, much prefer the original.
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Postby pip » Fri Jul 29, 2011 9:13 am

Good for you. Bloody messing with a classic. :D
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Postby WannabeAngua » Fri Jul 29, 2011 9:27 am

Well, I wouldn't have minded, I think, if it had been written a bit differently. As it is it seems the author has just inserted some extra sentences (to include the zombies), if you take away those what you're left with is the original Jane Austen book. That's just my take on it mind, someone else might find it a good read.

Edit. Just added three books to my to read list. Bought Hells Bells, The collectors (David Baldacci) and the latest George RR Martin book on Play. :D
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Postby pip » Fri Jul 29, 2011 9:50 am

Have the George RR Martin on on my to read pile as well and agree with you on The pride and predjudice thing. Stinks of a cheap fad to be honest.
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