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Posted: 29 Apr 07, 11:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

perhaps this can be a place where we can start a little book club and share our passion for the literature we like.
maybe give an insight into what the book you are reading is about and encourage others to go out and read the book ourselves.

i am reading Asimov's I, Robot which is nothing like the film of the same name.

so what book are you reading?


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Posted: 29 Apr 07, 11:12 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

HUMOUROUSLY I am reading Lester's book.

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Posted: 29 Apr 07, 11:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Seven Pillars of Wisdom.

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Posted: 29 Apr 07, 12:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Tom Sawyer.

Against my will. ;_;


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Posted: 29 Apr 07, 12:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Stephen King- Lisey's Story


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Posted: 29 Apr 07, 13:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Dave Grohl Nothing To Lose. By Michael Heatley.

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Posted: 29 Apr 07, 14:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

how about a brief discription from some of you on what the book is about,so it may inspire others to pick up a copy and read it for themselves?

lets enlighten the masses dears :-]


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Posted: 29 Apr 07, 14:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

'cries' I have no time for books at the moment! Damn! I haven't finished Hannibal sous les remparts de Rome by Patrick Girard... the next one will be Hamilcar, les buchers de Megara by the same author. It is a pretty good trilogy, the first being Hamilcar, le lion des sables, a bit commercial I would say, therefore with a simplistic language, but here the historical facts matter. I also recommend, for the history lovers, Nero by Edward Champlin and Trajan by Julian Bennett. :)


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Posted: 29 Apr 07, 15:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Edit: the last part of the trilogy is Hasdrubal!


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Posted: 29 Apr 07, 15:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Tom Sawyer is excellent. I read it again to my son a year ago (I previously read it 30 years ago I reckon) Did Becky play "high spy" with Tom yet? Oh maybe that was Huck Finn. Make sure you remember Tom Sawyer when you finish reading it. You wouldn't want to whitewash it from your memory.

Anyway, I am halfway through Lester's book right now.



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Posted: 29 Apr 07, 16:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The Gift of Fear by Gavin De Becker

It's all about trusting your instinct - like when someone makes you feel uncomfortable despite how polite/pleasant they're acting. Go with your gut. The book is filled with anecdotes about people who should have trusted the nagging voice inside of them that said something wasn't right with a situation. It's about people who after-the-fact ask if there was something they could have done before they were assaulted or whatever to prevent the attack from occurring.

It seems there is almost always something that can be done - if only you pay attention to your gut.

I'm not giving the book justice here. It's empowering, not frightening... though some of the stories are quite sad and it contains a lot of "if only's". Still, IMO, it's a book worth reading.


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Posted: 29 Apr 07, 18:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm reading Chapterhouse:DUNE by Frank herbert and the last one I read I also highly recommend,The Santaroga Barrier.

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Posted: 29 Apr 07, 18:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I just got finished with a book today! :D It's called 'A Tree Grows In Brooklyn'. It was about a girl growing up in the early 1900s. It was real good, but it was kind of sad. I liked it a whole lot! :D

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Posted: 29 Apr 07, 19:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I also read my holy bible every day as well.

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Posted: 29 Apr 07, 23:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

'When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?' by George Carlin. He's my hero.


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Posted: 30 Apr 07, 00:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

At the time I'm reading "De vita Pythagorica" by Iamblichus of Chalcis, who was a Greek philosopher and lived in the 3/4th century A.D.; in his work he writes about the life of the great Greek philosopher Pythagoras (6th century B.C.). I would recommend it for everyone as it is, in its own right, a classic, as well as an important document of ancient Greek's history and the history of Philosophy.

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Posted: 30 Apr 07, 01:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm reading Hamlet!
'Tis about how the King of Denmark poisoned his brother (who was the king at the time) and then married his wife, then the first King comes back as a ghost to tell his son, Hamlet, of what his uncle did: "But know, thou noble youth, the serpent that did sting thy father's life now wears his crown", then Hamlet sets out to prove the ghost is right, get his revenge and everyone thinks he is going mad. I think it's probably Shakespeares most complex tragedy and I'd love to see the play :)


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Posted: 30 Apr 07, 02:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The Hobbit...I swear for the past three days in English (and roll call) I've only ever been able to read the first page...shows how good my attention span is....


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Posted: 30 Apr 07, 05:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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The Hobbit...I swear for the past three days in English (and roll call) I've only ever been able to read the first page...shows how good my attention span is....


I know what you mean! It took me the best part of the year to get a quater of the way through the first LOTR book, then I gave up. If they didn't sing and walk as much I could have mangaged.


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Posted: 30 Apr 07, 08:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm busy reading A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett, but I'm also just about to start reading What Katy Did Next by Susan Coolidge (yes, I read two books at once). I'm also flipping through one of my old favourites, Girls Out Late by Jacqueline Wilson.
(Yes, I read way too much)


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