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The Painted (or Warded in the USA) Man by Peter V Brett. Very, very good book so far. A fantasy setting, but extremely character-driven. The elements of swords and sorcery are there, the world is very well developed, but strong characterisation make it interesting.
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It was reccomended to my by my master necro -ahem! -um by my study superviosr
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i thought i must reply to this one, or else u could feel like nobody listens to u, while the joke was a good one ;)

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im getting differetn results cuz i live in a different country, and english books have more ratings in english speaking countries. and that leads to a lot of clicking and retyping, now i just have to click at ur link

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- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (finished earlier)
- Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator (finished earlier)
- Fantastic Mr Fox (finished earlier)
- George's Marvellous Medicine (finished earlier)
- James and the Giant Peach (finished earlier)
- Matilda (just finished)
- The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More (reading)

Anyone who like Roald Dahl out there? :mrgreen:
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:D Thanks. On the issue of nobody listening to me, I don't really care. If I say something unacceptable people will and have put me right, if not I won't feel hurt that people don't really care

Ok, I've temporarilly put assided the ghastly shades to read the first 20 chapters of my fiend's novel (WIP) and get back to her on it it is called LINES THAT DIVIDE. (Yes, in caps). If it weren't for the whole privacy/inelectual property issue, I'd post it four you guys too.
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Now reading Nemesis (Horus Heresy series) by James Swallow. So far, reasonable.

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It's Dawkins time!
I am now re-reading Dawkins' The God Delusion. Most illuminating.
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yay, dawkins. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: get on your dancing shoes....theres one thing on your mind... :mrgreen:

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sur.nhm wrote:It's Dawkins time!
I am now re-reading Dawkins' The God Delusion. Most illuminating.
The little I have read of him I have found to be very boring.

How many ways can you say "you have no proof"?

and how can you use the laws of physics (as observed by us) to disprove something which by its very nature is not bound by them? If Dawkins was slightly more entertaining I'd read more of him.

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I gotta find myself more King. Salem's Lot was awesome
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Dunno wrote:I gotta find myself more King. Salem's Lot was awesome
"Needful Things" is a sure call. Or if you are interested in that kind, get one of the short story collections.


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Re: What are you reading right now?

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HomerJ wrote:
Dunno wrote:I gotta find myself more King. Salem's Lot was awesome
"Needful Things" is a sure call. Or if you are interested in that kind, get one of the short story collections.


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King's short stories pwn his novels.
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Midnight_Carnival wrote:King's short stories pwn his novels.
I wouldn't say it this drastically but the thing is, some of the books are reaaaaallyyyy long and they need half the way to get something going, whereas in the shorties you jump into the action right away. I should mention though, that some of those are really strange, others have these ideas that can ruin your sleep for a couple of days.

MC (or anyone else), any comments on "The Buick"? I read mostly negative feedback, while found it fascinating and for the most part not boring.


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