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Re: ben aaronovitch

Postby Selkie » Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:53 am

I've just ordered 2 books from my local library. Of course, they only have book 1 and book 3. Why can't they get books in sequence? :evil: So my question is - do you have to read them in order, or can you read them as separate stories?
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Re: ben aaronovitch

Postby pip » Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:56 am

I would recommend reding in order to be honest as while each book is a very seperate case there are important continuous threads that would make more sense.
Book depository have book two brand new for just over £4 if that helps. I'd gladly lend mine but its a signed first edition.
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Re: ben aaronovitch

Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:59 am

Deffo read them in order.
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Re: ben aaronovitch

Postby Selkie » Thu Oct 18, 2012 10:11 am

Thanks for the info :)

I have emailed the library about getting in book 2 - it just doesn't make sense to me that they don't have it. However, I think I'm gonna ask for them for my birthday pressy next month, cos I doubt the library will get them to me before then.
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Re: ben aaronovitch

Postby pip » Thu Oct 18, 2012 10:31 am

Good plan :D
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Re: ben aaronovitch

Postby Jack Remillard » Mon Nov 26, 2012 4:16 am

I've read his novelisation of his Doctor Who serial Remembrance Of The Daleks, and also his Doctor Who New Adventures book 'The Also People' (which I thought was excellent), but none of his non-Doctor Who stuff. They are definitely on my list though. :)
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Re: ben aaronovitch

Postby Catch-up » Mon Dec 03, 2012 2:02 pm

I'm about half way through Midnight Riot (Rivers of London) and I'm really enjoying it. Completely different than what I was expecting.
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Re: ben aaronovitch

Postby Catch-up » Wed Dec 05, 2012 1:21 pm

Just moved on to Moon Over Soho. I can see why you have to read them in order.
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Re: ben aaronovitch

Postby Bouncy Castle » Wed Dec 05, 2012 1:29 pm

Good, aren't they?
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Re: ben aaronovitch

Postby chris.ph » Wed Dec 05, 2012 1:38 pm

yip :D
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Re: ben aaronovitch

Postby Catch-up » Thu Dec 06, 2012 1:29 pm

Yes, and funny. :D
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Re: ben aaronovitch

Postby meerkat » Wed Jan 02, 2013 2:00 pm

Loved the latest one! So clever! Can't wait for the next one!
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Re: ben aaronovitch

Postby Catch-up » Wed Jan 02, 2013 5:24 pm

Me too! Just finished it and wish I had another to read.
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Re: ben aaronovitch

Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Jan 03, 2013 9:38 am

I've just had a look at Ben's website, and he's currently reading the Merrily Watkins books by Phil Rickman, and thoroughly enjoying them.

If they're good enough for Ben..... :mrgreen:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_nos ... ly+Watkins
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Re: ben aaronovitch

Postby Catch-up » Thu Jan 03, 2013 2:13 pm

Thanks! Just put the first one on hold, The Wine of Angels. Hope it's the first one!
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