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Postby poohbcarrot » Sun Aug 23, 2009 11:35 pm

In this thread you have to recommend one book only for everyone to read.

I recommend "The God Delusion" by Richard Dawkins.

ANYONE WHO RECOMMENDS MORE THAN ONE IS A TWIT! :twisted:
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Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Mon Aug 24, 2009 12:43 am

Chicks In Chainmail ... Esther Friesner

EDIT: It is ONE book

P.S. I Blissfully claim Twithood, and Chick-ness.
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Aha! So, Bob's yer uncle... very clever.
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Aug 24, 2009 6:59 am

Sea of Glass by Barry B Longyear. :D
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Mon Aug 24, 2009 10:14 am

Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit wrote:Chicks In Chainmail ... Esther Friesner
That's a good series Tina I have them all.

The Mammoth Book of New Comic Fantasy .
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Mon Aug 24, 2009 11:06 am

I don't really need to post this* so I'll just tell you why - it simply and truly saved my life :)

* for new peeps it's The Lord of the Rings
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Postby poohbcarrot » Mon Aug 24, 2009 12:49 pm

Jan Van Quirm wrote:I don't really need to post this so I'll just tell you why - it simply and truly saved my life :)


I assume you're talking about LOTR.
Were you carrying it when someone fired an arrow at you, which luckilly hit the book and the thickness of the book saved your life? :lol:
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Mon Aug 24, 2009 1:16 pm

In a 'slings and arrows of outrageous (mis)fortune' kinda way yes. I had to go and live there for a long time a few years back :lol:
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Postby Dotsie » Mon Aug 24, 2009 3:39 pm

Whit by Iain Banks.

I've read yours pooh, are you going to read mine? :P
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Postby MattK » Mon Aug 24, 2009 4:02 pm

Dotsie wrote:Whit by Iain Banks.

I've read yours pooh, are you going to read mine? :P


Was that made into a movie? We had to watch a movie called Whit in my Philosophy of Death class a few years back.

My recommendation (way too many I want to recommend): The Death of Ivan Ilych - Leo Tolstoy
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Postby Dotsie » Mon Aug 24, 2009 4:08 pm

MattK wrote:Was that made into a movie? We had to watch a movie called Whit in my Philosophy of Death class a few years back.


:? Don't think so. Wouldn't have been much use in that class, I shouldn't think.
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Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Mon Aug 24, 2009 4:55 pm

Jan Van Quirm wrote:In a 'slings and arrows of outrageous (mis)fortune' kinda way yes. I had to go and live there for a long time a few years back :lol:


lol, I kept buying the set to read and every time I went to read it my ex-husband had thrown it away AGAIN. I have had to live there too.
Aha! So, Bob's yer uncle... very clever.
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Postby Cheery » Mon Aug 24, 2009 5:28 pm

Garfield. :lol:

No, no I'm jus joking! Forget what I said, I didn't say anything...

I recommend "The Birthing House". Gives you the shivers, that book and it's full of scary moments and an incredible climax. (Gotta read more. What happens next? Gotta read MORE!) I'll give you the author's name, when I find the book again... If I find the book again.
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Postby chris.ph » Mon Aug 24, 2009 5:45 pm

islands in the sky by arthur c clarke :)
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Postby poohbcarrot » Mon Aug 24, 2009 10:26 pm

Dotsie wrote:Whit by Iain Banks.

I've read yours pooh, are you going to read mine? :P


With pleasure.
I've already read the Bridge, Wasp factory and the one about the game on that planet.
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Postby Dotsie » Tue Aug 25, 2009 5:53 am

Player of Games :wink:
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