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Discussion in 'General' started by Weekly_Estimate, 7 Nov 2010.

  1. EvilMerc

    EvilMerc Minimodder

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    I agree that World War Z is better than The Zombie Survival Guide, but it is FAR from being a load of boring dross! I thought it was excellent, and World War Z was utterly excellent. (There's also a film in the works :D)
     
  2. KayinBlack

    KayinBlack Currently Rebuilding

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    The Count of Monte Cristo. God bless Project Gutenberg.
     
  3. sleepygamer

    sleepygamer More Metal Than Thou

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    See, I preferred Night Watch. Hell, Night Watch is my favourite Discworld of the lot, and I think I've read them all at least twice, usually more. Even Eric, which I didn't like!
     
  4. MrJay

    MrJay You are always where you want to be

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    Im also Reading Chaos by James Gleick,

    I have been dipping in and out, doing the odd 20 pages here and there on the bus to and from work. Its a bit hard going at times, but my brain seems to like it : )

    Also reading Dawkins Unweaving the Rainbow, which is a little easier going!

    Just finished The Pale Blue Dot - Carl Sagan which was a real eye opener!
     
  5. Weekly_Estimate

    Weekly_Estimate Gives credit where its due

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    just bought

    Stephen Kings "Full Dark No Stars"
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    and The Passage
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    Currently reading
    Full Dark No Stars :)
     
  6. ccunlif1

    ccunlif1 What's a Dremel?

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    Dead or Alive.... Tom Clancy is back!
    Loved the John CLARKE ones, without remorse etc and especially Rainbow 6... Shame none of the Film have really lived up to the books tho
     
  7. Jimbob94

    Jimbob94 What's a Dremel?

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    Brave New World-Aldous Huxley

    Very interesting book
     
  8. Repo

    Repo What's a Dremel?

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    http://www.jajance.com/jajance.com/Joanna_Brady.html

    Currently on book 10, fairly standard detective type books with the occassional annoying cliche but reasonable for the genre. I tend to read all of an authors books in one go, so have already read all of her J P Beaumont (22 books) and Brandon Walker (3 books, couldn't get the 4th at the time) novels already.
     
  9. Gunsmith

    Gunsmith Maximum Win

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    Richard Morgan - Altered Carbon
     
  10. b0ng0

    b0ng0 Reddomitlum

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    b0ng0 Reddomitlum

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    I absolutely love this book. Surpassed only (imho) by Broken Angels. His recent book Black Man was a bit weak. Market Forces is also quite a nice break from the Kovachs universe.
     
  12. Byron C

    Byron C Over-reacting and over-analysing since 1982

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    I found Broken Angels to be the weakest one of the series, tbh. It felt too slow and ponderous. Woken Furies is by far my favourite book of the series.

    As for me, I'm currently reading Dune (Frank Herbert). First time I bothered to get round to reading this book... After that, it's on to The God Delusion, then The Greatest Show on Earth (both by Richard Dawkins)
     
  13. BentAnat

    BentAnat Software Dev

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    Neil Gaiman - Fragile Things
    Michael Peinkofer - Am Ufer des Styx

    After coming out of a rather long spree of Pratchett (8 books in a row or something), I figured I needed a complete change.
    So I started reading the German book, and once I realised it's not my cup of tea and a mate lent me his Fragile Things, I started reading that. So now I read both simultaneously.
     
  14. TSDAdam

    TSDAdam Beard!

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    I recently read Sacrifice by S.J. Bolton, and since then have read everything else she's done. Not an author I'd usually pick, but I'm glad I got introduced.

    At the moment I'm about 50 pages from the end of The Way Of Shadows by Brent Weeks. I was expecting "Assassin's Creed: The Book" but it's awesome and far deeper. I'll be catching up with the rest of the trilogy after.
     
  15. Da_Rude_Baboon

    Da_Rude_Baboon What the?

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    I have just read the Kovachs trilogy and Altered Carbon was the best of the series for me. I finished Market Forces last night and I was generally just 'meh' about the whole thing.
     
  16. Silver51

    Silver51 I cast flare!

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  17. Canon

    Canon Reformed

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    The Fry Chronicles, as expected an awesome read, I'm not usually a big taker for biographies but I've read all the previous from Fry and have always been a big fan of his work, wether it be his literary wizardry or his sitcom glory days.

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  18. GreatOldOne

    GreatOldOne Wannabe Martian

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    Just about to start this:

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    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Grandville-Mon-Amour-Bryan-Talbot/dp/0224090003

    And once I'm done with that, this:

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    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Heroes-Joe-...3832/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1298371258&sr=1-1

    Good book. Take it you've read the other two "Bridge" books (Virtual Light & Idoru)

    Another good book - I must get round to reading the other two Blue Ant Books (Spook County & Zero History).

    I remember finishing Pattern Recognition and thinking that I'd quite like a Curta. I changed my mind when I saw the prices they fetch. :)
     
  19. Jimbob94

    Jimbob94 What's a Dremel?

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    The Man In The High Castle-Philip K. Dick
     
  20. outlawaol

    outlawaol Geeked since 1982

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    Oooh, Im going to get that one. Thanks! :)

    Currently reading The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring Second time through, read it first time about 6 years ago. Amazing what pops out at you second time round too... Going to try and read it through at least every few years now. :D
     

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