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Discussion in 'RC' started by lizard, Sep 16, 2005.

  1. Hell Mike

    Hell Mike fuck melodic black metal

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    I also thought it was great.
     
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    swizzlenuts i'm sciencing as fast as i can

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    Im about to finish the first book in the first law trilogy (the blade itself). Feels like a 500 page prologue or a super long season 1 of a TV show. Still can't figure out if I should read book two.
     
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    swizzlenuts i'm sciencing as fast as i can

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    I feel like I'm walking into another ASOIF/GOT type book. A soft fantasy type book where the characters are not real heros, but ultimately fucking boring. I hope I'm wrong, but I'm going to go forward.

    Fuck I can't wait for the new Expanse book.
     
  4. Ellestin

    Ellestin one-click buy

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    I enjoy Abercrombie's cynical tone and his stories have good pacing but ultimately can't quite connect to his world building. Best served Cold is his best book imo and it's a standalone so no fear of signing up for months.
     
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    ~Neurotica perfectly insane

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    To those who enjoy fanatasy I'd recommend a book I really loved - "The Buried Giant" by Kazuo Ishiguro.
    As much as fantasy is absolutely not my thing, this one is something else. It's also a non typical work for the writer himself, written in an dark english fairytale style with a beautiful meaning behind it.
     
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    Ellestin one-click buy

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    Thanks, I'll probably order it, the story sounds right up my alley
     
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    ~Neurotica perfectly insane

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    Please let me know what you think when you read it.
     
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    Ellestin one-click buy

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    aye, will do
     
  9. Opeth17

    Opeth17 Bill Ward's Red Pants

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    Anyone ever read In the Lake of the Woods by Tim O'Brien?
     
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    swizzlenuts i'm sciencing as fast as i can

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    I did end up liking logen and glocta quite a bit, but the series just isn't very good. The world, plot, and "point" of the story is very thin and uninteresting. Talk about a over rated fantasy series.


    i will probably read his new trilogy eventually, but man you're right.
     
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    swizzlenuts i'm sciencing as fast as i can

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    I did finally start Wheel of Time. I'm about 50% through the first book, and man does Jordan suck at writing sometimes. There is enough to keep me interested though.
     
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    J. Old Fart

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    I gave up again on WOT.

    Especially when I saw a new Dune book, even though I know the characters in and out. Hopefully the new movie doesnt suck.
     
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    J. Old Fart

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    This might be mildly interesting.

    Waiting on Girls, Girls, Girls: The Nasheim Story
     
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    Krilons Resa Jerry's married?!

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    Just about wrapping this one up.
     
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    ~Neurotica perfectly insane

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    thoughts?
     
  16. Krilons Resa

    Krilons Resa Jerry's married?!

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    It's a good discussion on a bunch of cognitive errors that we all take part in. It slightly drags in places due to it being thorough and covering a bunch of bases but I enjoyed it.
     
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