What Are You Reading 2

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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Catch-up » Fri Nov 02, 2012 12:37 pm

Still haven't picked The Woman Who Died A Lot back up. Instead I've started The Devil in Silver by Victor Lavalle. Really good so far!
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Nov 02, 2012 1:25 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:Ahh.

Doesn't it get a tad heavy, carrying all these books over to the US?

Yes, but these days I have so much stuff already over there that I don't need to take much in the way of clothes. And even if I have to pay for an excess bag, it's still cheaper than posting it all. ;)
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Selkie » Fri Nov 02, 2012 4:00 pm

Finished Rivers of London and now back to Game of Thrones.
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby spideyGirl » Fri Nov 02, 2012 11:48 pm

What's Rivers of London Selkie? :think:
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby chris.ph » Sat Nov 03, 2012 6:58 am

its a book :whistle: :whistle:
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby chris.ph » Sat Nov 03, 2012 7:00 am

its in a series by an author called ben aabromovitch.magical detective sort of thing and the three of them are v good spidey :D
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby spideyGirl » Sat Nov 03, 2012 9:54 am

:roll: :D

I'm reading The House of Silk at moment (a Sherlock Holmes story by Anthony Horowitz), not normally into detective novels (although watched all the films when I was a kid) but really enjoying it :D

EDIT: the weird thing is I keep visualising Watson as Jude Law and Holmes as Benedict Cumberbatch :think:
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Quatermass » Sat Nov 03, 2012 10:32 am

chris.ph wrote:its in a series by an author called ben aabromovitch.magical detective sort of thing and the three of them are v good spidey :D


And just to clarify, Ben Aaronovitch is also a noted writer for Doctor Who. He wrote the acclaimed Remembrance of the Daleks, as well as the less-acclaimed but still interesting Battlefield. He also wrote several books for the New Adventures: Transit, The Also People, and So Vile a Sin (the latter with Kate Orman).

Yo, Chris.Ph, I've asked you before, but you've never answered, would I like the Rivers of London series? I mean, having read two of his Doctor Who books, I find his output a little variable, so would I like it?
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Selkie » Sat Nov 03, 2012 11:04 am

*I* really enjoyed it. It's certainly better, in my opinion, than the Dresden Files books by Jim Butcher which I just couldn't get in to. It's contemporary, yet has echos of tradition and the past. Would you enjoy it? I have no idea :)
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Quatermass » Sat Nov 03, 2012 11:11 am

Selkie wrote:*I* really enjoyed it. It's certainly better, in my opinion, than the Dresden Files books by Jim Butcher which I just couldn't get in to. It's contemporary, yet has echos of tradition and the past. Would you enjoy it? I have no idea :)


Well, I've never really gotten into occult detective stuff. Oh well...
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby pip » Mon Nov 05, 2012 10:23 am

Quatermass wrote:
chris.ph wrote:its in a series by an author called ben aabromovitch.magical detective sort of thing and the three of them are v good spidey :D


And just to clarify, Ben Aaronovitch is also a noted writer for Doctor Who. He wrote the acclaimed Remembrance of the Daleks, as well as the less-acclaimed but still interesting Battlefield. He also wrote several books for the New Adventures: Transit, The Also People, and So Vile a Sin (the latter with Kate Orman).

Yo, Chris.Ph, I've asked you before, but you've never answered, would I like the Rivers of London series? I mean, having read two of his Doctor Who books, I find his output a little variable, so would I like it?


I think the Author prefers it anyway . The Doctor Who stuff paid peanuts and he worked in Waterstones to get by . The Peter Grant books are a lot better than his Doctor Who stuff by all acounts :D
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Mon Nov 05, 2012 1:34 pm

I am a big fan of the Dresden series, maybe I should download one for my Kindle to try him out, he went down well at Fantasycon this year.
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Sjoerd3000 » Mon Nov 05, 2012 3:50 pm

Started with Johnny and the Bomb :D
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Mon Nov 05, 2012 7:10 pm

Not a bad little book that one. :)
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Nov 06, 2012 9:47 am

I like the Dresden books, and I like the Aaronovitch books too. They're very clever, and it helps if you know the layout of London.
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