What Are You Reading 2

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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Catch-up » Fri Oct 19, 2012 11:53 am

Just started The Woman Who Died A Lot. Having a little trouble getting into it, but there were a lot of distractions while I was reading.
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby chuffed » Fri Oct 19, 2012 12:33 pm

Just finished "the Damned Busters" really interesting book, enjoyed it a lot.
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A hilariously demonic romp through Hell and Back. When mild-mannered actuary Chesney Artstruther accidentally summons a demon and refuses to sell his soul, Hell goes on strike - but with no demons to tempt mankind, the world slows down. No temptation means no ambition, and no drive - the world's manufacturing and agriculture suffers, and something must be done! Chesney agrees to help, but in return he wants to be a superhero with a demonic sidekick!
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Oct 19, 2012 12:40 pm

:lol: Robert Rankin missed out on that title. :lol:
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby chris.ph » Fri Oct 19, 2012 12:42 pm

it looks quite good it might find its way onto my kindle in a minute or two ;)
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Fri Oct 19, 2012 1:59 pm

Tonyblack wrote::lol: Robert Rankin missed out on that title. :lol:
His next one is The Educated Ape and other Wonders of the Worlds.
And after that it's The Chickens of Atlantis and other Foul and Filthy Fiends. :mrgreen:
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Sister Jennifer » Fri Oct 19, 2012 11:24 pm

I'm reading, Wicked - The Life & Times Of The Wicked Witch Of The West. Very good.

Transmetropolitan. Very, very good.

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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sat Oct 20, 2012 12:09 am

chris.ph wrote:it looks quite good it might find its way onto my kindle in a minute or two ;)

Let me know what you think of it when you read it Chris, I see there is another one in the series as well. :)
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby chillicamper » Sat Oct 20, 2012 6:15 am

I've recently read a few by Christopher Moore....

Practical Demonkeeping - A normal guy becomes involved with the supernatural in error. His new companion likes to eat people. Many inhabitants of a cosy town get caught up in the resulting chaos as demon and demonkeeper try to part ways

A Dirty Job - a 2nd hand store assistant finds himself with a new job as Death

Bloodsucking Fiends - Tommy spends his time night-clerking and frozen turkey bowling in a San Francisco Safeway until he meets a vampire

are all very entertaining. Most of his books are worth a go.
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Catch-up » Sat Oct 20, 2012 1:26 pm

I loved Practical Demonkeeping! A Dirty Job and Sacre Bleu were excellent too.
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby raisindot » Sat Oct 20, 2012 4:12 pm

I LOVE Chris Moore.

But if you really want one that stands out above the rest, read Lamb. It's his retelling of Jesus' life from the point of view of Jesus' best friend Biff. I'm not Christian, but the story is so well written and thoughtful that Moore's Christ is a lot more appealing (to me at least) that the Gospels version.
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Dotsie » Sat Oct 20, 2012 6:31 pm

I really enjoyed Lamb, Fool was good as well but Mr Dotsie prefers his others. Found Bite Me in a charity shop today woo hoo! Amazon would have taken 2-3 months to deliver it :roll:
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Catch-up » Sun Oct 21, 2012 12:38 pm

Lamb was great! :lol:
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Alanz » Sun Oct 21, 2012 6:15 pm

I'm just starting Sourcerers, well i'm half way through, it's very funny, i just love Rincewind, what a character :lol: :lol:
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby chris.ph » Sun Oct 21, 2012 7:32 pm

The Division of the Damned by
Richard Rhys Jones

nazi vampires ,you cant lose :lol: :lol:
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby chuffed » Mon Oct 22, 2012 7:59 am

Anyone else read "Apocalypse Cow"?? won the pratchett award which is why I bought it, that and it looked totally silly! It was and really enjoyed it :D
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