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Discussion in 'LORD' started by Awake_In_Animosity, Feb 8, 2008.

  1. Acey Jendell

    Acey Jendell Jonesey

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    Yes, well i remember being scared shitless reading Firestarter, but watched the movie and felt cheated. The clawing the eyes part.

    But i do love the movie version of The Running Man.
     
  2. Falkor

    Falkor J.B.C.M

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    I'm going through A Feast of Crows now.

    After that I have Terry Goodkinds Wizards First Rule.

    Also looking into Steven Eriksons(sp?) Series and David Eddings the Belgariad.. which my father seems to have most of except the first series for some odd reason!
     
  3. Robotman

    Robotman Gun Kata

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    Enjoy. If you don't like the politics, then don't bother buying the other books.

    Almost picked this up on the weekend. Can anyone tell me if it's adult in content? The cover makes it looks like an Eddings novel.

    I just bought Erikson's first book. Here's hoping. :)
     
  4. Falkor

    Falkor J.B.C.M

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    What do you mean? A feast of crows is the 4th book? I've already read the first 3 and love them.

    Or do you mean the ones that are yet to be released?


    By all reports it is supposed to be an absolutely excellent series, I am tempted to skip ahead and read it.
     
  5. Robotman

    Robotman Gun Kata

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    Mind blank. I'll blame the flu/cold that has me bedridden for three days.
     
  6. Falkor

    Falkor J.B.C.M

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    You are excused :D
     
  7. Falkor

    Falkor J.B.C.M

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    Thought I would point this site out too

    www.bookdepository.co.uk

    Free worldwide shipping and great prices. I just ordered the first Steven Erikson book and the first of David Eddings Belgariad for $17 :D
     
  8. Goreripper

    Goreripper Metal as fuck

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    Oh no, the most I've been cheated by a film version of a King story was It. Even Tim Curry couldn't save that.
     
  9. maiL huma

    maiL huma Collingwood forever

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    Awesome.

    You could also argue that Lovecraft has a lot of Howard influence! Both men were prolific letter writers to one another, and no doubt they influenced one another a great deal. I actually think Howard is the better writer of the two personally...

    It never ceases to blow my mind that some guy, who as 26 at the time of writing Conan, in a west Texan oil-town, in the midst of the great depression, sat down and basically created the heroic fantasy genre, and four years later was dead. The breadth, scope and influence of Conan is something I still find remarkable.

    If you haven't already, you should pick up the Dark Horse graphic novels, which have brilliantly brought Conan back to life - they're dark and violent and really atmospheric.
     
  10. in_absentia

    in_absentia Aurora Borealis

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    Bought Beyond Good & Evil by Nietzsche recently, i can't wait to get into it
     
  11. Acey Jendell

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    Okay, so i'm about 30 odd pages from the end of Dennis Wheatley's "The Devil Rides Out" and only from looking in the op shop the other day did i find another book with the same characters set BEFORE the book i'm reading. Although this first book isn't a black magic novel, it's a war novel. Meh, it's only about a dollar so i'll probably get it.

    I can't find any Lovecraft anywhere, in op shops or salvo's or anything, and the clerk at the book store looked at me blankly when i asked then said "who?"

    I guess the best i can do is watch Reanimator again and look on Ebay and Amazon.
     
  12. Falkor

    Falkor J.B.C.M

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    Halfway through the first Erikson book.
    Loving it so far, I really like his style and the story is pulling me in.

    Ordered the next few off Book Dep. Should arrive shortly :)
     
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    Thanks for the link. I'll be purchasing shortly.
     
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    TheDenimRager Hats make things better.

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    Joel, most good sized central libraries should have at least some Lovecraft - you might have to travel a little to get to your councils' main library, but its worth it...
     
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    The Eyes Have It... basically about eye language, signals, what they tell people etc. I'm thoroughly into body language and the sort at the moment, the idea of having a higher knowledge of the language being conveyed (non-verbally) is really interesting. Some pretty interesting facts in this book too, e.g. i didn't realise that the reason for biremes and triremes etc (basically ancient greek boats) having eyes on the front of them was to ward off the devils 'evil-eye' and provide a safe journey, i just thought they were there to look cool.. haha, or that the colour, size, shape of an eye, etc can tell a lot about a person.

    NLP - Made Easy... basically about NLP.. lol. What's not cool about this little field of study?
     
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    AdamS Biggest LORD fan EVER

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    Clapton: The Autobiography

    Awesome!!!
     
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    Awake_In_Animosity Fearing a Blank Planet

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    Falkor J.B.C.M

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    I'm up to the 3rd now, how are you finding it ?

    I'm loving it, can't keep the book closed! I hate it when my morning train trip to work ends lol.

    I also read the first book of David Eddings Belgariad whilst I was waiting for the 2nd Erikson novel to arrive and I didn't mind it. A lot simpler in writing style than Martin or Erikson but a decent read. I will be purchasing the rest soon enough :)
     
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    Tim Winton - Cloudstreet. Thought I'd finally read it.
     
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    The Eyes Have It
    NLP Made Easy
    Psychology
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    Bruce Lee - Fighting Spirit
     

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