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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 6:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Finished the audiobook of Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay, and now I'm about to start Goldenhand by Garth Nix.
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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 6:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hahaha, Tigana has a special place for me...it took me about 10 years to read it. I could never get past the first 100 pages.

When I eventually did, I loved the rest of the book, but those first 100 pages were awful. Very Happy

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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 6:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I like a book that grabs you right off the bat .. I weary if it is sluggish ..
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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 5:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Hahaha, Tigana has a special place for me...it took me about 10 years to read it. I could never get past the first 100 pages.

When I eventually did, I loved the rest of the book, but those first 100 pages were awful. Very Happy

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It's probably easier to get through stuff on audio, as long as the narrator is good. I can't say I found them all that bad.
I thought Tigana was a good book, but there are a number of small things in there - particularly relating to sex, but not just that - which give me reservations.
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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 5:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Honestly can't remember it that well, and due to my difficulties, I've never dared attempt a re-read. Very Happy

On another topic, I'm really surprised that they're not making a TV series out of these "Folly" books (the series I'm re-reading) yet. Think it would work brilliantly. (I wouldn't watch it, but I'm sure it would be successful.)

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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 5:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

mmm .. cool 😎

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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 7:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not even close. Ben Aaronovitch, British police procedural / magical realism. Funny too.

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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 10:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow .. what an interesting blend of genres
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PostPosted: Mon May 21, 2018 5:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Works pretty well. Very Happy

Read Moon Over Soho this weekend, now I'm on Whispers Underground. Guess I'll be reading the whole series. Very Happy

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PostPosted: Mon May 21, 2018 6:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Halfway through Binti: The Night Masquerade by Nnedi Okorafor.
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PostPosted: Thu May 24, 2018 5:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Broken Homes, book 4 of Aaronovitch's London series.

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PostPosted: Thu May 24, 2018 6:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Stand - the big, fat uncut extended version Very Happy
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PostPosted: Thu May 24, 2018 7:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Thu May 24, 2018 7:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Followed by:

The Broken God
The Wild
War in Heaven

The Lighthouse
The Silver Sword
The Lord of Lies
Black Jade
The Diamond Warriors

So that's pretty much my medium term reading plans sorted Very Happy

Speaking of Zindell, has anyone read The Idiot Gods - the relatively recent David Zindell book? Apparently it's part of a new trilogy.
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PostPosted: Thu May 24, 2018 7:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

So youll be checking out for the next few months .. or if youre Av or Was 😏 .. the next few days 😏😂
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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2018 5:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nah, didn't know there was a new Zindell series. Will keep an eye out.

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😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

So youll be checking out for the next few months .. or if youre Av or Was 😏 .. the next few days 😏😂


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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2018 9:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Noooooooooo .... StevieG


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PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2018 4:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Read Foxglove Summer over the weekend, now busy on The Hanging Tree, most recent of the series.

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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2018 5:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Neal Stephenson, Anathem.

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