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whats your favourite non terry book

Postby chris.ph » Fri Sep 04, 2009 6:36 pm

my favoutite kids book is islands in the sky by arthur c clarke
my favourite adult is the mallorean and belgariad by david eddings

and yes you can have series :)
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Fri Sep 04, 2009 6:45 pm

My favourite non-terry book is American Gods or maybe... no let's stick to American Gods for now :wink:
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Postby chris.ph » Fri Sep 04, 2009 7:01 pm

i think i will read that next week to see what the fuss is about :)
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Fri Sep 04, 2009 7:23 pm

Aha... not what you think I'm gonna say :wink:

Saga of the Exiles by Julian May :P
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Postby Tonyblack » Fri Sep 04, 2009 7:33 pm

A book called Sea of Glass by Barry B Longyear. I'd read one of his short stories 'Enemy Mine' that was later made into a movie and I searched out a few of his books - which vary widely. I eventually found Sea of Glass and it blew my mind away.

I read my paperback so much that it was practically falling to pieces, so I was over the moon whan I found a first edition hardback in gorgeous condion in Tucson for only $8. 8)

Sea of Glass
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Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Fri Sep 04, 2009 11:26 pm

Oh, used to Devour David and Leigh Eddings books, and always wanted to be Polgara.

Children's books... Madeleine L`Engles books and The Borrower's series
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Postby bikkit » Sat Sep 05, 2009 6:55 am

Dragonlance series.All of it.
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Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Sat Sep 05, 2009 10:04 pm

WeeKelda wrote:Dragonlance series.All of it.
Oooh good one's...
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Postby MattK » Sun Sep 06, 2009 12:04 am

That's a tough one. Probably A Walk in the Woods, though it's hard to choose just one. I love Bill Bryson's work in general.
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Postby Ohnhai » Sun Sep 20, 2009 5:35 am

My Favorite book is

ASH: A Secret History by Mary Gentle.

(I have bought 5 copies in my time and read the book through about 8 times...)


1st: Bought large format paperback from amazon.

2nd,3rd: Bought HB version and another Large format PB copy (the PB was for my mum) again from Amazon.

4th: Was in London 'being there' for my GF at the time as she spent a week in Hospital undergoing yet another operation to straighten the blood vessels in her lungs. Needed something to read, and bought the first harlequin book by Bernard Cornwell from the Hospital's news agency. It sucked beyond belief and I needed something to wash away the bad taste so I tracked into the city centre and found a small format PB copy....

5th: I gave my previous small format PB to some one, so when I was facing a 28hour flight out to my new life in Australia I wanted another copy (the large format versions are just too 'kill a hamster with the weight of it"
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Postby kakaze » Sun Sep 20, 2009 4:21 pm

The Teahouse of the August Moon

Both the movie and the book are good, but I think the book is fantastic.

The young Japanese guy is actually Marlon Brando! :shock:
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Postby Terry f » Thu Sep 24, 2009 8:50 pm

Pretty much anything by Phillip k dick :twisted:
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Postby Tonyblack » Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:29 pm

Terry f wrote:Pretty much anything by Phillip k dick :twisted:
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Postby Terry f » Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:54 pm

Way better think they may have missed the point,he wrote some really perspective altering books about perceptions of reality,and he ate dogfood.Pretty scary stuff. :twisted:
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Thu Sep 24, 2009 10:02 pm

Oh!! the dilemma should I chose Fritz Leiber,Jack Vance,Michael Moorcock,George Burnett Swan,Tolkien, etc who knows it is too dififficult.Image
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