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Which book are you reading currently? #6

Discussion in 'Booktalk' started by dmc, Jan 2, 2007.

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    thanks for the welcome,carcoroth.i'm glad someone else enjoys terry brooks.i also enjoyed glenn cook's black company series.i have all 4
     
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    Gene Wolfe - The Wizard

    I can't believe it took me so long to 'discover' Wolfe. He's pretty darned good.
     
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    Now reading Kim Newman's Anno Dracula, which I had to hunt for since it's out of print. Very absorbing, so far.
     
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    I finished 1000 Nights, now onto part 2!
     
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    Terry Pratchett - Equal Rites.

    I'm starting to get the impression the Discworld books get better and better. This one was great. I love Granny!
     
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    revmaf, I'm glad that you like it so far. It is certainly not light reading. It was so vivid that I almost felt exhausted after reading it.

    T2Bruno., thanks for the link. Audie Murphy was quite a hero. That word is way overused these days, but Murphy was a hero in the truest sense of the word.
     
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    I read Ring of Fire on Friday/Saturday - it was actually pretty decent but it seems to me that there are some continuity problems between the different authors' stories.

    On the flight home today I read Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett (pretty standard for Pratchett) and I started on Into a Dark Realm by Raymond Feist (nothing much of significance seems to have happened yet and I am half way done the book).
     
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    A Lesson Before Dying

    Very depressing.
     
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    I enjoyed reading 'Animal Farm' and have been looking for a copy of 1984 since I finished Aldous Huxley's 'Brave New World.'

    Just finished 'Farenheit 451,' I'm not sure what to think.
     
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    An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States - Charles Beard

    Not a happy book. An important, well researched and argued book, but not a happy book.
     
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    Has anyone ever read Black Sunday by Thomas Harris?
     
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    @ChickenIsGood: Amazon has "1984".
     
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    Barmy Army, a long time ago I read Black Sunday. But I remember nothing. Don't think I still have a copy.
     
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    The February 2007 edition of New Zealand PC World Magazine. Headline "Vista has Landed".
     
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    I actually was trying to get the copy that my school's (small) library has; I'm happy to say I checked it out today.
     
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    The Last Knight by Norman Cantor. A critical look at the life of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster.

    [ February 02, 2007, 06:45: Message edited by: Chandos the Red ]
     
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    Finished the "Soldier of the Mist" portion of the Latro omnibus and am starting "Soldier of Arete" (both by Gene Wolfe). I gotta say, if this one is as good as the first one was (and it looks like it is) then these 2 books are joining my list of all-time favorite books. Awesome stuff.. has anyone else read these?
     
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    The Golden Ass- Apuleius. One of the texts for my classics module this semester. Funny stuff.
     
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    @Enag yes i've read most of gene Wolfe's books and always found him to be an excellent writer

    @Chandos I've finished The Briar King, thoroughly enjoyed it, and the priest kid does redeem himself, have ordered the second book now.

    I'm re-reading the Stone of Tears by Terry Goodkind for now
     
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    @Enag yes read them both years ago and thought they were stupendous. Wish I still had copies.

    Finished Anno Dracula - wonderful book, has anyone read others in the concept series?
     
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