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

  1. Shadow298

    Shadow298 UNLEASH THE GUAN

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    started on the 2nd of Phillip Pullman's Dark Materials Trilogy, The Subtle Knife

    powered through The Northern Lights in a way I haven't done in a long time with a novel and was eager for more!
    trouble is that I only read To, From and during Breaks at work, so often have to pause mid-chapter or miss stuff out

    but means an excuse to re-read them later on :headbang:
     
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    Just started that yesterday ....
     
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    Si The Trickster's Bitch

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    I keep seeing Mr Mustaine leering out at me from the shelf of the shop across from where I work, but I don't know if I want to buy it. Is his life really that interesting, or does he just alternate between moaning about Metallica and bignoting himself (or do both at once)?
     
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    Reading THE KILLER ANGELS, by Michael Shaara, about Gettysburg.

    Fascinating read.
     
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    Goreripper Metal as fuck

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    That's all he's ever done.
     
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    pretty much but he's being very brutally honest at times.... i got my copy at all places big W ...
     
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    Reading Mr Iommi's Book : IRON MAN ....
     
  8. Shadow298

    Shadow298 UNLEASH THE GUAN

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    Book 4 of the Song of Fire & Ice series A Feast For Crows by George R.R. Martin.

    Brilliant series so far, gotten through the previous 3 books in just a few months.
     
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    I've read 200 books since I got my ereader 3 years ago...
     
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    Shadow298 UNLEASH THE GUAN

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    My dad gave me his Sony e-reader and it's a handy little thing to have.
    Especially with all the time I spend travelling on buses and waiting for appointments.
    Huge boon to have in hospital the other month as well.
     
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    Yeah, I had a PRS-300 but my mum snaffled it for her hospital visit. I just bought one of their new models for my stepmother and I must say it is a significant improvement over the PRS-300 so I'm going to order one for myself! I like the sony ones because you can do away with being tied to some manky marketplace and load up entirely your own stuff from wherever with no DRM. Calibre is the most awesome ebook library manager and its FREE!!!!!!
     
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    RED : Sammy Hagar
     
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    Glenn Hughes :The Autobiography ....
     
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    Master and Commander. The book that the movie was made from. It's excellent, and now I have a strong appreciation for the skills of a captain in the era of tall ships.
     
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    have made a tiny (200 page) dent in the 1,000 plus page 5th book of the Song of Fire & Ice series, a Dance of Dragons.

    Basically tells the stories that we missed on in the 4th book but adds new elements and changes to it all to keep it interesting, plus the return of everyone's favourite dwarf, Tyrion. :headbang:
     
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    Recently finished reading books 2 (Days of Magic, Nights of War) and 3 (Absolute Midnight) of Clive Barker's Abarat series.
    Good stuff but since was 6 years between those books he changed a lot of his ideas, which meant everything felt a bit askew in the last book.

    Just started Metzger's Dog by Thomas Perry.
    About 3 Vietnam Vets in LA in 1983 lead by Chinese Gordon having to deal with the CIA after they accidentally steal some of their psyware (AKA Psy-ops, Psychological Warfare) papers when they are stealing cocaine from ULCA. It also revolves around Doctor Henry Metzger, who is the cat that Chinese Gordon, who has adopted a gigantic junkyard dog that Gordon and his names nabbed whilst trying to dodge the cops.

    115 pages in and finding it very sharp and amusing.
     
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    Currently reading Dee Snider's autobiography Shut Up And Give Me The Mic. Have been on a big Twisted Sister kick the last 9 months and am loving it so far. About one third the way through.
     
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    Reading Dead Mens Silver - about the many shipwrecks off the WA coast.
     
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    Winmar Pillock of society

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    I just started Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut. I assume some others on here will have read it.
     
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    Si The Trickster's Bitch

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    I'm reading Supergods, which is part documentary on superhero comics and part autobiograhy, by Grant Morrison. It's interesting and sometimes remarkably insightful, but geez the man can talk shit sometimes.
     

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