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15-11-2012, 22:50   #1936
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Finally got around to buying Rough Ride by Paul Kimmage. It was nestled in amongst a heap of Lance Armstrong titles at the local bookshop which I thought was ironic. The major part of the book is made up of his diary entries from his pro racing career in the late 80's and the title of the book is certainly appropriate.
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17-11-2012, 23:18   #1937
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I am reading two at the moment

Best Served Cold by Joe Abercrombie
About a hundred pages read.Its top notch and I am really enjoying it.

The Fort by Bernard Cornwell
On the last chapter....................
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17-11-2012, 23:41   #1938
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Thanks, I've been reading Stephen King's stuff for the best part of the last 30 years. Have you read anything by Robert R. McCammon - I'd recommend 'Stinger' and 'Swan Song'
Wolfs Hour
Is a great read as well.Reading the blurb you would think no way.But as crazy as the story sounds ,he makes it believable.Top Notch IMO.
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No Easy Day. The book about the SEAL raid that killed Bin Laden. I wasn't sure of it at first, but I'm actually enjoying it now to be honest.
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18-11-2012, 00:30   #1940
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20-11-2012, 18:37   #1941
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just finished one flew over the cuckoos nest, reread. forgot how great a book it is.

now on captain morellis mandolin. really enjoying the start of it. and also realizing how small my knowledge of the second world war is in regards to the Mediterranean. ill have more of an interest in future.
really liking the style of writing so far, and some good characters developing nicely.
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just finished one flew over the cuckoos nest, reread. forgot how great a book it is.

now on captain morellis mandolin. really enjoying the start of it. and also realizing how small my knowledge of the second world war is in regards to the Mediterranean. ill have more of an interest in future.
really liking the style of writing so far, and some good characters developing nicely.
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'Containment Room 7' by Bryan Hall

They'll probably make a film out of this one. Research ship orbiting a black hole and what ensues.
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20-11-2012, 18:52   #1944
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11/22/63 by Stephen King after a recommendation here.

Just when i lost all faith in King he comes back with this,Great read so far.
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About half way through "Love in a Time of Cholera" by Gabriel García Márquez, a moving account of life in a coastal Colombian town at the turn of the 20th century & the diverging future fortunes of two erstwhile not-quite-lovers divided by class pretensions. Reading it in the original para mejorar mi nivel en la lengua & not finding it too difficult, despite the occasional region-specific (i.e. not commonly used elsewhere) word or phrase. The richness of the language is an absolute joy to read, García Márquez is really good at capturing characters & setting scenes with just a few lines of dialogue. Don't think it's quite as good as "100 Years of Solitude", which I found mindblowingly magical but very few books are. Would definitely recommend it.
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Half way through Graham Norton's autobiography. It's a good read.
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The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better For Everyone.
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About half way through "Love in a Time of Cholera" by Gabriel García Márquez, a moving account of life in a coastal Colombian town at the turn of the 20th century & the diverging future fortunes of two erstwhile not-quite-lovers divided by class pretensions. Reading it in the original para mejorar mi nivel en la lengua & not finding it too difficult, despite the occasional region-specific (i.e. not commonly used elsewhere) word or phrase. The richness of the language is an absolute joy to read, García Márquez is really good at capturing characters & setting scenes with just a few lines of dialogue. Don't think it's quite as good as "100 Years of Solitude", which I found mindblowingly magical but very few books are. Would definitely recommend it.
Have you read "Doce Cuentos Peregrinos" (Twelve peregrin tales)? <3 Also, I love the songs Shakira wrote for the film ("Despedida" and "Hay Amores")
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,,IT" and ,,Bag Of Bones "by S.King
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