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James Herbet

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Thu Mar 21, 2013 7:31 pm

I have just read that James Herbet died at home on Tuesday, R.I.P.
He willnae tak' a drink! I think he's deid! , on the other hand though A Midgie in yir hand is worth twa up yir kilt.
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Re: James Herbet

Postby Ghost » Thu Mar 21, 2013 7:44 pm

awww I love his books I hope he went peacefully
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Re: James Herbet

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Mar 21, 2013 8:07 pm

I've only read The Rats by him and didn't care for it at all.

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Re: James Herbet

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Thu Mar 21, 2013 8:25 pm

No not my type of reading choice either Tony but he was a popular author, he was a GOH at Fantasycon in September last year and his panels and signing were all well attended, quiet guy and nice to speak to.
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Re: James Herbet

Postby Bickaxe » Thu Mar 21, 2013 8:32 pm

A great shame, I only read 2 of his and enjoyed them (48 and The Spear) but its not my thing really.
He's my dads favourite author so I'll be stuck for gifts now.
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Re: James Herbet

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Mar 21, 2013 8:32 pm

I know it's a genre that a lot of people enjoy, but the one I read seemed gory for the sake of it.

Still, it's always sad to lose a popular author.
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Re: James Herbet

Postby chris.ph » Thu Mar 21, 2013 8:44 pm

rip james, i really enjoyed his books in my youth
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Re: James Herbet

Postby Jan Van Quirm » Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:29 pm

I nearly threw up reading the first chapters of The Fog (gym scene :shock: ) :? but I read on to the end because the writing was pretty compelling. Like WWD say he always came across as a quiet and personable chap in interview, but like others I don't really read the genre that much so that was the only book of his I ever read.

RIP James
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Re: James Herbet

Postby Sister Jennifer » Fri Mar 22, 2013 5:59 am

I was thinking of the vet. But yes, I read a few of his grim tales when I was younger.

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Re: James Herbet

Postby Penfold » Fri Mar 22, 2013 1:31 pm

RIP. I enjoyed his books when I was younger. :(
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