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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #90 on: November 14, 2013, 09:24:36 AM »
Let me know what you thought of Catcher in the Rye. Because I found it really, really dull.  :P

I think it's supposed to be good because of all the themes of adolescent rebellion etc... but I just never related to that maybe?
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #91 on: November 15, 2013, 10:15:34 PM »
World War Z....
Holy hell is it a gripping book, I just want to know more, expand the stories more!
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #92 on: November 16, 2013, 03:21:51 PM »
@Dripping D: Oh Dear Lord I know! That book is incredible. The film, by contrast is apparently awful :/

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #93 on: November 16, 2013, 06:06:12 PM »
I'd like to hear your opinion of "The Catcher in the Rye". I still can't understand the message the author was trying to get through.

(It seems it took me *way* to long to answer, I was behind by a whole page!)
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #94 on: November 16, 2013, 11:14:31 PM »
Just from the trailers you can tell they are only the same in namesake, shame really as a really great film (or tv series) could of been made, not just another 'american family man sets out to save the world'
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #95 on: November 16, 2013, 11:18:03 PM »
That book is incredible. The film, by contrast is apparently awful :/

I think the same could be said about "The Name of the Rose" by Umberto Eco...
The movie kinda missed the point of the book about the "Dark Middle ages".
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #96 on: March 30, 2014, 12:02:55 AM »
Currently reading "Fear of the Dark" - which is a Doctor Who novel about the 5th doctor, by Trevor Baxendale. Very good so far.  :)
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #97 on: March 30, 2014, 02:45:12 AM »
Currently reading Raymond E. Feist's books. Magician is one of the best (Of not the best) books I've ever read.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #98 on: April 02, 2014, 06:41:00 AM »
Just finished a couple of books, The bridge to Wisemans cove and The eleventh commandment. I'm also reading Raymond E. Feist's books (courtesy of Khan).

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #99 on: April 02, 2014, 08:34:36 AM »
Which one are you up to? :P I've nearly finished "Murder in LaMut", it starts out a bit boring but it gets pretty cool (As a lot of books do).
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #100 on: April 02, 2014, 09:12:49 AM »
After seeing this thread I've realized that I haven't read anything besides a few Robert E. Howard's short stories in more than a year and a half.
Just tons of science papers and chemistry books with an occasional biochemistry, physiology book and other biological stuff.

And that's kind of sad.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #101 on: April 02, 2014, 02:37:17 PM »
Fear of the Dark was very good and would recommend.

Also read The Dancers At The End of Time recently. Very, very weird and somewhat trippy. But well written.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #102 on: April 02, 2014, 04:05:15 PM »
After seeing this thread I've realized that I haven't read anything besides a few Robert E. Howard's short stories in more than a year and a half.
Just tons of science papers and chemistry books with an occasional biochemistry, physiology book and other biological stuff.

And that's kind of sad.
Well, back to geobotanics then. Boredom is not going to bore itself.

In the same sort of boat, barely get any chance to read for pleasure any more! Hopefully after finals are done I can have free time again! Last book I finished was Citadel by Kate Mosse, she creates really engaging characters that I just find myself getting hooked. Whenever I get chance I dip into 'And now on Radio 4' by Simon Elmes, it's quite interesting to see how the radio section of the BBC has changed over time.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #103 on: April 06, 2014, 11:38:39 AM »
I've recently started reading the Discworld books, anyone else read them?

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #104 on: April 06, 2014, 11:53:45 AM »
I speak for many of us when I say yes and they are awesome. Enjoy. The enjoy part is from me, I can't speak for the others regarding that one.