What Are You Reading? 3

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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Alanz » Wed Mar 13, 2013 6:41 pm

I've just started "The Truth" :D
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Dotsie » Wed Mar 13, 2013 6:49 pm

raisindot wrote:It was the first Moore I read. For me I guess it had a similar effect as reading Thief of Time--the first randomly selected book of a prolific author, said book happening to be a more or less standalone book compared to the author's more established series. Maybe I liked it as much as I did because it was the first book of his I read, same as I did TOT.

Now you mention it, Island of the Sequinned Love Nun was my first Moore. So that might be it.

KnightOfFewWords wrote:I'm now half way through The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks, which I'm finding engrossing. Quite a strange book, but it works because it has it's own crazy internal logic.

Both awful and fascinating. Strange, definitely.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:20 am

Alanz wrote:I've just started "The Truth" :D


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Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them.

The rest of us are a bit crap.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:21 am

That book will make you fret, or possibly, Fred. :lol:
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Bickaxe » Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:57 pm

Lamb is by far my favourite, I have to order myself another (fourth) copy as I lend them out and never see them again. I enjoyed Fool for its in your face attitude. Not so keen on Sequined Love Nun or Dirty Job. Practical Demonkeeping was good. Only a few of his I haven't read yet.

Currently trying to work my way through Charles Stross' Atrocity Archives, its slow going as I'm not a big fan if the subject matter and the second one awaits me. Had it on the go since the new year and not touched it since really.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby raisindot » Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:25 pm

Alanz wrote:I've just started "The Truth" :D


That book is ___ing awesome! :D
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Alanz » Thu Mar 14, 2013 7:08 pm

I totally -ing agree wiff you all,it's a very good story, One of his better ones, I'll probably finish it tonight, only started it last night :D
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Ghost » Thu Mar 14, 2013 7:19 pm

learn to savour these books young grasshopper
for they are of a limited supply
Ooh you cheeky little sea winkle
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Alanz » Thu Mar 14, 2013 7:21 pm

Do not worry Mastah, i will endevour to comply....I can't wait to start them all again in order... :lol:
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Ghost » Thu Mar 14, 2013 7:27 pm

:lol:
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Alanz » Thu Mar 14, 2013 7:29 pm

It's the Watch ones that i'm really looking forward to most, i love em :D
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby MongoGutman » Thu Mar 14, 2013 10:57 pm

I've just read my first ian fleming bond book, thunderball and yeah, it was ok

currently reading from first to last, the second omnibus of damon runyon stories. i think i mentioned the first, on broadway a while back. really i can't recommend his work enough. i feel a resonance with pratchetts work - a sort of innocent cynicism of his characters, -
Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves? Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here? Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change? ~~ Oddball
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby michelanCello » Fri Mar 15, 2013 7:05 am

Dotsie wrote:I've just finished 'The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of a Window and Disappeared'. It's lovely and funny :D

I'm reading that too at the moment! :D I really like it, only had to get used to the style of humour at first :)
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby KnightOfFewWords » Fri Mar 15, 2013 10:03 am

michelanCello wrote:
Dotsie wrote:I've just finished 'The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of a Window and Disappeared'. It's lovely and funny :D

I'm reading that too at the moment! :D I really like it, only had to get used to the style of humour at first :)


I bought that for my kindle a few weeks back on a whim, thought it looked interesting.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Quatermass » Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:54 pm

I've just read the first volume of the Yu-Gi-Oh! manga. If you think Yu-Gi-Oh! is only about card games, think again. We have curses ranging from permanently pixelated vision to an overloud heartbeat, and bizarre and deadly games ranging from a contest using a knife, banknotes, and the back of one's hand, to a form of table hockey played on a hot grill with an ice puck filled with an explosive test-tube. I wish I was making this up. And the games in the Yu-Gi-Oh! manga are very much the 'do not try this at home' variety. It's dark, and a bit weird, but pretty good, surprisingly so.
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